Global Good Fund
The Global Good Fund identifies high-potential leaders and accelerates their success through a year-long, virtual Fellowship focused on leadership development.
We support global social entrepreneurs with proven methods, such as executive mentorship, leadership coaching, and access to capital, to accelerate their growth and impact.
We believe investing in leadership development is the best tool for enterprise growth and achieving global good.
Since 2013, our signature Global Good Fund Fellowship has developed 105 entrepreneurs who are now accelerating their enterprise growth in 30 countries and beyond.
Over 2,400 high-potential entrepreneurs from more than 100 countries applied for one of 12 Fellowship positions in 2018. Together, we build a strong and sustainable community around the world to generate more global good every day.
Following a rigorous 3-stage process, selected Global Good Fund Fellows embark on a structured 12-month journey of experiential learning, leadership development coaching, and executive mentoring that leverages proprietary leadership development tools and methods honed since 2013.
At our core is The Global Good Fund 360 MIRROR – the first evidence-based leadership assessment created specifically for social entrepreneurs.
Our proven leadership development tools and services are also available to individuals, social enterprise organizations, NPO’s and impact-driven corporations.
Become a Fellow
The Global Good Fund creates a better world by investing in society’s most innovative entrepreneurs.
Our application process is selective and highly competitive, but also inclusive, constructive and engaging.
We are accepting applications for the 2021 Fellowship from Monday, May 18 – June 30, midnight ET
Who we are looking for
The Global Good Fund Fellowship is for innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders of positive social impact organizations.
This program is for emerging leaders, entrepreneurs who are 40 or under, with diverse ethnic, religious, economic, geographic and gender experiences.
Ideal entrepreneurs are in a leadership role, and are dedicated full-time to their organization that’s over 1-year-o
We want fellows who are fully able to commit to us and our program. We want fellows who seek mentorship, who are eager to be coached and posses a growth mindset.
Social entrepreneurs who are scaling their enterprises and looking to develop leadership skills to best drive their businesses and teams to success.
Phase I: Preliminary Questionnaire
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2020
Phase I consists of a preliminary questionnaire that is reviewed for alignment with Fellowship criteria.
In order to be considered for the fellowship, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:
*Enterprise that the candidate leads is at least one-year old;
*Enterprise must have at least one full-time employee in addition to the candidate;
*Candidate is under 40 years of age (if 40 or older, explain rationale for joining fellowship);
*Candidate should not be currently receiving formal coaching/mentoring support;
*Candidate has to be in a position where s/he has decision making power.
Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to participate in Phase II of the application process.
Phase II: Comprehensive Application
Submission Deadline: August 10, 2020
Phase II of the application has a video and written component.
You will be asked to record a short that addresses the following topics:
– Your motivation to set-up your enterprise
– The mission and objectives of your enterprise
– The reasons why you and your enterprise are unique
and address a specific problem more effectively than other enterprises.
You will provide written answers to questions that assess your leadership, the enterprise, and social impact.
Each candidate’s video and written application will be reviewed and scored on a 1-5 scale, 1 being the lowest score and 5 being the highest score. Candidates with the highest cumulative scores will advance to Phase III.
Phase III: Interview
Scheduled October 1 – October 31, 2020
Part III of the application consists of a 30-minute video interview. Candidates will be required to invite 1 attendee to their interview. This must be someone who knows the candidate and their work. It can be a colleague or a community member impacted by their work. Both the candidate and attendee are expected to be present throughout the interview.
Finalists will be notified about their selection results by December 2020.
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