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Linkedin for Fundraising Opportunities: Activate Your Tribe

Thursday, November 09, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm  ET
In-person | Atlanta

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Are you raising funds for a nonprofit, or capital for a business? Have you neglected to use LinkedIn as part of your work? Think again! This workshop is designed to help you uncover the funding possibilities of the world’s premier online professional networking site. Participants will learn how communicate their organization’s mission on LinkedIn, obtain funding from impact investors, foundations, and corporations, and even establish their own LinkedIn connections.


Participants will also learn how to:

•             Acquire grants, debt, and equity funding from investors on LinkedIn

•             Crowdfund campaigns and capital to launch business or nonprofit plans

•             Secure corporate sponsorships and grants from corporate foundations

•             Recruit clients, donors, change ambassadors, and strategic partners

•             Turn challenging past experiences into funding opportunities

Benefits of the Workshop
-          Strategy - Better leverage the strategic use of LinkedIn.
-          Storytelling - Tell your organization’s story that activate investors and change ambassadors  on LinkedIn
-          Funding - Use LinkedIn for campaigns and recruit change ambassadors, donors, and strategic partners for your cause and enterprise  
-          Collaboration - Integrate teams across workstations and create a platform for internal and external collaboration
-          Publishing - Establish an online presence as thought leader and use LinkedIn publishing to secure consulting and speaking deals


Gbenga Ogunjimi Bio


Gbenga is a West African word that means Elevate. As a social entrepreneur, impact investor, and identity strategist, Gbenga applies his wealth of experience in social enterprise, philanthropy, and international service as a bridge builder - closing the gaps of access so leaders can maximize their imprint on the global stage.


Today, as Founder and CEO of GO Global Inc., Gbenga architects the personal brand of leaders at all levels in career transition. He has coached hundreds of business and nonprofit leaders at organizations such as Verizon, Airbnb, American Express, Teach for America, The Foundation Center, Susan G Komen, and the UN Foundation. Gbenga's international platforms include the Social Enterprise World Forum, and his Tell Your Story series has reached business and nonprofit leaders across the United States. His articles on identity strategy and personal branding are featured on The HuffPost.


Foundation Center-Atlanta
133 Peachtree St NE, Lobby Suite 350
Atlanta 30303

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Space is limited. Register online with the form below or by calling (404) 880-0094. Registrants requiring ASL signers or other disability-related services are asked to contact the Foundation Center at least two weeks in advance.

Upon arrival, you will be required to present your ID to obtain a visitor pass. Valid forms of ID include a driver’s license, passport, military ID, or business card. Please plan to arrive early and stop at the Visitor Services desk in the main lobby to obtain a visitor pass.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. If you need further information, please call (404) 880-0094.