The Global Good Fund Fellowship 2024 for Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders

The Global Good Fund Fellowship 2024 for Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders

The Global Good Fund Fellowship 2024 for Innovators, Entrepreneurs & Leaders

The Global Good Fund creates a better world by investing in the leadership of entrepreneurs working relentlessly to solve our world’s most pressing social issues. Our application process is selective and highly competitive, and also inclusive, constructive, and engaging. We are currently accepting applications for our 2024 Fellowship. Begin your application below!

Who we are looking for

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is for innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders of for-profit and non-profit social impact organizations. This program is for emerging leaders and entrepreneurs with diverse ethnic, religious, economic, geographic and gender experiences. Ideal entrepreneurs are dedicated to their own self-discovery and development and must hold a full-time leadership position at their social enterprise which has been operational for ideally two to five years.

We are looking for leaders who are scaling their enterprise and are seeking to develop their leadership capacity in tandem with the needs of their organization. Leaders should be eager to be coached, possess a growth mindset and are excited about personalized mentorship that will drive their business and teams to success. Ideal candidates must be able to fully commit to us and our 12-month hybrid program.

Eligibility

  • The enterprise the candidate leads has been in operation for a minimum of two years
  • The enterprise employs a minimum of two full-time, paid employees
  • The candidate’s role if that of a primary decision-maker, i.e. the role you hold is:
  • C-Suite (CEO, COO,CTO,CFO etc.)
  • Co-Founder/ Founder & C-Suite
  • Executive Director
  • Candidate is committed full-time to running the enterprise
  • The enterprise the candidate is leading is mission driven, meaning that the sole objective is not to make a profit, but also to have a positive impact on society

Additional considerations:

  • The enterprise the candidate is leading can be a for profit, non-profit or hybrid
  • The enterprise’s scope of work can be international, domestic or both
  • The enterprise has developed an effective business model and is therefore well positioned (or is able to provide evidence that demonstrates a high level of potential) to scale in the long-term
  • The enterprise is addressing issues in the following sectors: Financial Inclusion , Environment, Education, Economic Mobility and Health. However, we will consider applicants who fall outside of these areas as related to their potential for social impact and systemic change
  • Candidates should not be receiving formal coaching/mentoring support; if they are applying for other fellowships within the same fellowship cycle, please make sure it is indicated within your application.

Our Application Process

Phase I: Preliminary Questionnaire

May – June

  • A series of short-answer questions that aims to assess the applicants alignment with our Fellowship criteria
  • Time it takes to complete: 30 minute approximately

Phase II: Comprehensive Application

July – August

  • A mandatory video submission where we ask you to share your story with us
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Financial viability template
  • Short answer questions related to these topics:
    • Impact measurement
    • What your enterprise does and what makes it unique
    • Leadership potential and coachability
  • Time it takes to complete: 1-2 hours approximately

Phase III: Interview

October – November

  • A 30 minute video interview
  • Candidates are required to invite 1 colleague and/or community member that can attest to their work to their interview

Application Deadline: 30th June 2023

Click Here to Apply

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