Become a Global Good Fund Fellow
The Global Good Fund creates ripple effects of social impact by investing in the world's most innovative entrepreneurs.
Our application process is selective and highly competitive, but also inclusive, constructive and engaging.
We are accepting applications for the 2020 Fellowship from Monday, May 13 - Sunday, 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-old.
How we select.
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 entrepreneuers who are scaling their enterprises and looking to develop leadership skills to best drive their businesses and teams to success.
Our Application Process
- Phase 1: Preliminary Questionnaire
- Phase 2: Comprehensive Application
- Phase 3: Interview
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019
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.
Submission Deadline: August 9, 2019
Phase II of the application consists of two  parts:
Part A is a short video recording 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.
Part B of the application consists of a written section that assesses leadership, the enterprise, and social impact.
The 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.
Scheduled October 1 - October 31, 2019
Part III of the application consists of a one-hour 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 2019.