Founded in 2011, Los Angeles-based Social | Impact Consulting, LLC is a full-service professional consulting firm that specializes in four core areas: fundraising, social media strategy, community outreach, and research.

As a consulting firm with a national footprint, Social | Impact Consulting has successfully developed solutions for clients in multiple industries that include nonprofits, charter schools, associations & causes, institutions of higher education, local government, and small businesses.

Social | Impact Consulting is in the human capital business. Our team of consultants is leveraging its expertise in multiple disciplines to bring to bear the greatest value to clients in each of our four core areas. We apply a high-touch philosophy to all that we do, which means each client gets around-the-clock access and an abundance of care to ensure we exceed expectations.

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Filiberto Gonzalez has led a wide-ranging, twenty-year career in nonprofit management and business development.  After twelve years in the nonprofit sector that included positions as a social worker, community organizer, project administrator, grant writer, social media strategist, and chief development officer, Filiberto founded Social Impact Consulting, LLC in 2011 to provide professional services in fundraising, business development, online outreach, and research.

Filiberto’s extensive professional experience includes securing over $7 million in independent funding, which includes cultivating relationships with and securing sponsorships from corporate and individual donors, securing federal funding through a Congressional earmark in 2008, and launching a national media campaign that featured print and online advertising. He also has extensive experience managing large-scale program evaluations for public and private agencies.

Filiberto has several years of experience giving talks on new media for social good and new media for outreach throughout the United States. Filiberto has delivered talks for the Social Media for Nonprofits conference series in Los Angeles, Social Media Week San Francisco, Social Media Tulsa (Oklahoma), and served as a social media trainer at the Center for Nonprofit Management of Southern California from 2011 to 2015. In 2013, Filiberto won a national competition to present on social fundraising at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis, MN. In 2014, Filiberto served as an adjunct faculty members at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, where he instructed a course on digital and social media for online organizing and advocacy.

Filiberto’s consultancy operates at the intersection of new media, social innovation, and public policy. In addition to public schools and both community-based and national nonprofit organizations, clients have included the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, and California Department of Education, among others.

Filiberto also has extensive experience in public policy development and public-private partnership development in areas that include early childhood development, after-school interventions for youth of color, restorative justice, and urban planning and development. Examples of said experiences include: serving as director of Success By 6, the national early childhood initiative of United Way, which successfully implementing an early childhood development strategy throughout the Greater Los Angeles area; appointment by the mayor of Los Angeles to serve on the North Valley Area Planning Commission, where he served from August, 2013 to October, 2014; and, serving as a member on the Genesis LA New Market Tax Credit Advisory Board from 2005 to 2016, and as such, provided oversight on the allocation and investment of over $265 million in New Market Tax Credits from the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Filiberto earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California, where he concentrated on the study of community, organization, planning, and administration. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge, where Filiberto was a student leader during tumultuous protests against anti-immigration and anti-Affirmative Action state propositions.

Filiberto lives with his wife and their three daughters in Los Angeles’ West San Fernando Valley.

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