Making the most of your connections: digital support from Facebook

Connection Coalition member Facebook hosted a webinar and 1:1 support sessions with Coalition members to share more about the products charities can make use of to maximise their services and impact.

Earlier this month, Connection Coalition member Facebook kindly hosted a webinar and 1:1 support sessions with Coalition members to share more about the products charities can make use of to maximise their services and impact. 

In a rapidly evolving world where the majority of our connections now take place online, these tools can be used to ensure you and your organisation are able to make the most of your Facebook presence and broader community engagement. 

If you missed the webinar but want to find out more about Facebook’s products, take a look at the links below. 

 

Social Good at Facebook

www.socialgood.fb.com is Facebook’s main site for all tools and support for charities and not for profits. This is a great page to bookmark!

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Nonprofit Resources

If you’re trying to understand how to better navigate your nonprofit through the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Facebook has compiled specific Facebook tools recommendations as well as resources from leading health authorities on how to communicate information in an effective, relevant and timely fashion. They’ll continue to update this page with more resources, information and best practices recommendations as we have them available. Go here more Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources from Facebook.

 

Donation buttons - raise funds on Facebook and Instagram

To make it easier for you and your community to raise money on Facebook, Facebook has built tools to help nonprofits and their supporters fundraise. One of the main tools is donation buttons, which allows your supporters to donate to your cause directly from Facebook and Instagram You can find out more about Facebook Charitable Giving here, or sign-up to use Facebook’s charitable giving tools here.

 

Facebook Workplace

Workplace is Facebook’s team collaboration tool and they have a version that’s free for charities, called Workplace for Good. This new tool that connects everyone in your organisation and enables them to turn ideas into action. Through voice and video calling, group discussion and a personalized News Feed, you can work together and get more done. Workplace for Good is free for all nonprofits.

 

Facebook Live

Facebook Live lets people, public figures and Pages share live video with their followers and friends on Facebook. Nonprofits should look to use Facebook Live when you want to broadcast events or activities and interact with your supporters in real time. You can even have supporters add a donate button or fundraiser to their live videos to raise money for your nonprofit through their broadcast. More info on Facebook Live.

 

Social Good Spotlights

Social Good Spotlights are intensive virtual classes designed to equip NGOs, humanitarian organizations and grassroot charities with key skills to boost their presence on Facebook and Instagram, build community, increase awareness and strengthen financial sustainability.

If you’re trying to understand how to better navigate your nonprofit through the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, these training sessions take you through specific Facebook tools recommendations as well as resources from leading health authorities on how to communicate information in an effective, relevant and timely fashion.

For further training sessions on Facebook and Instagram including use of ads, sign up here.


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