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representation matters: recruiting a diverse board

By: Kimberly Lewis, President & CEO at Goodwill Industries of East Texas 2018 Fellow sponsored by the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation  Social entrepreneurs have many responsibilities in managing their operations, and one of the primary tasks is to establish a Board of Directors.  In many cases, the board is typically ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on July 11, 2019


Smithfield Donates $400,000 to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs

For the second year in a row, The Smithfield Foundation, philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, will contribute $400,000 to provide 10 veteran entrepreneurs with The Global Good Fund Fellowship to invigorate their leadership and accelerate their social impact. Learn more about the 2019 Veteran Fellows here. Veterans bring unique ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on July 8, 2019


What our Fellows say about us

The Global Good Fund Fellowship will unlock your leadership potential and accelerate your social impact. Don't believe us? Here's what our Fellows say.    -  "This Fellowship is about personal development which is critical when building a social venture. This program gives me the resources to develop along with my ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 24, 2019


Millennials + Baby Boomers: Why we need each other in the workplace

Millennials and Baby Boomers: Defying Odds Together in the Workplace   “Before our eyes, the world is undergoing a massive demographic transformation. Soon, the workforce will include people from as many as five generations ranging in age from teenagers to 80-somethings.” –Harvard Business Review   In 2017, we asked ourselves: “How could ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on May 20, 2019


Smithfield Foods Supports Veteran Entrepreneurs through Continued Partnership with The Global Good Fund

May 06, 2019 14:38 ET | Smithfield Foods’ $400,000 contribution will support a second cohort of Global Good Fund Veteran Fellows. SMITHFIELD, Va., May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a continued partnership with The Global Good ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on May 6, 2019


the global good fund's impact report by emory university

From day one, our theory of change has posited that investing in the leadership development of a social entrepreneur will result in enterprise growth, and ultimately exponential social impact. We've always told this story, but it's been challenging to measure and back up our hypothesis, until now. We ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on March 19, 2019


Meet the newest GGF stakeholders

Our incredible community of stakeholders are the fuel behind Global Good Fund's global social impact. Please join us in welcoming two new Board of members, one new Staff member and four new YEC members. --- Meet our newest board members Peter M. Page, Jr. is co-founder and President of SageWater ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Feb. 27, 2019


2018 Smithfield Veteran Entrepreneur Retreat Recap

This year, The Global Good Fund launched our Veteran's Leadership Program, in partnership with Smithfield Foods. Together, we've been able to provide personalized leadership development, executive mentorship, and targeted capital to invigorate the growth of six incredible vertan entrepeneurs.  "The goal of GGF is to accelerate the leadership ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 7, 2018


Why Veterans Make Great entrepreneurs & how they benefit from our support

                                                                                                                          In a recent article published by the Coalition for Veteran Owned Business Misty Stutsman, author, states that “While 26 percent of Veterans want to start businesses, only 6 percent do.”  Some of the barriers to entrepreneurship for younger veterans include lack of contacts in the civilian community including the opportunity ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 5, 2018


The Global Good Fund Origin Story

Most of us are familiar with the concept pay it forward - the idea that one good deed can start a ripple effect; perhaps the person you treat kindly will pay it forward by doing a good deed for someone else, sustaining a chain of small actions that amount to something ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Oct. 31, 2018