Facebook Community Accelerator Programme

Facebook Community Accelerator Programme invites participants from selected countries to apply for funds and implement projects that will improve the quality of life of their local communities. Participants will each receive up to US$50,000 and may also qualify for additional funds of US$1,000,000. The deadline is on Monday 31st May 2021.

Facebook will work with GlobalGiving to fund participants’ project plans.

Selected participants will each receive up to US$50,000 to fund their community initiatives during the eight-month programme and could be eligible to receive part of the US$1,000,000 of additional funding available to further fund their community initiatives.


The program will be conducted in Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish (Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico & Argentina), German (Germany, Switzerland & Austria) and English for all the other markets.

First, candidates will need to fill out the short application on the Community Accelerator website to express interest in participating.

If you qualify, we will invite you to fill out a longer written application and submit a video.

Then, finalists will be invited for an interview.

The deadline is on Monday 31st May 2021.


Main Criteria

This programme is open to communities that have a presence in Facebook Groups with leaders who are 18 years of age or older and reside in the following countries: Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, United States, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco & India.

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