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Deadline: June 1, 2016 | Apply here
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Eligibility
: young social entrepreneurs under 40-year old
Prize
: up to USD 10,000 per founder
Duration: 15 months
Location: Washington, D. C., United States

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 15-month program supporting the leadership development of young social entrepreneurs across the globe.

The Global Good Fund invests in these innovators by pairing them with executives who serve as coaches and by providing leadership assessment resources, a network of peers, sector expertise and targeted financial capital. The young entrepreneurs will receive up to USD 10,000 funding that has to be used for developing their enterprise.

Global Good Fund Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs

The Global Good Fund supports their Fellows in their natural work environments through a first-of-its-kind 360 leadership assessment tool, the 360 MIRROR, specifically designed for social entrepreneurs. This tool is a behavior-based assessment of the skills and values associated with great leaders.

The results of the assessment and conversations with a Global Good Fund Leadership Development Consultant form the basis for a Leadership Development Plan to be implemented with support of a Global Good Fund Coach. The network of Coaches includes leaders like Ted Leonsis, Owner & CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Tracy Fitzsimmons, President of Shenandoah University, Sami Inkinen, Co-Founder of Trulia, Lydia Thomas, former CEO of Noblis, and Pete Smith, CEO of Al Tayyar Energy.

The Global Good Fund Fellowship Program is composed by the following elements:

  • 360 MIRROR;
  • Leadership Development Plan (LDP);
  • Coaching;
  • Annual Summit;
  • Targeted Funds;
  • Peer & Subject Matter Expert Network.

Eligibility

  • Demonstrated leadership and growth potential;
  • Candidate is committed to social impact and is driving significant change;
  • The enterprise that the candidate leads is at least one year old;
  • The enterprise must have at least one full-time employee in addition to the candidate;
  • Candidate is coachable – embraces honest feedback and desires to improve;
  • Candidate actively mentors and invests in team members or other individuals;
  • The enterprise is or will be financial sustainable (50% or more of the budget is generated revenue);
  • Under 40 years of age(if older, explain rationale for Fellowship).

Application

The application process contains 4 phases:

  • Part 1: Preliminary questionnaire. Deadline 1 June 2016;
  • Part 2: Short video recording. Deadline 20 June 2016;
  • Part 3: Written part that assesses leadership, the enterprise and social impact. Deadline 20 July 2016;
  • Part 4: Two hours virtual site visit with the Global Good Fund team. Scheduled October 2016.

All candidates will be notified about selection in December 2016.

If you have any questions or comments please contact H.Kelly Shin at HKelly.Shin@globalgoodfund.org.

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