Seeking Social Entrepreneurs For New Global Good Fund & Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Fellowship

Aug 31, 2016 • Views 1,386

Global Good Fund FellowshipSponsored by The Global Good Fund

The inaugural Global Good Fund & Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Fellowship supports U.S.-based entrepreneurs, of any age, who are creating jobs for the 50+ population. The selected entrepreneurs are paired with executives who serve as coaches and are provided with leadership assessment resources, a network of peer leaders, content expertise, and a leadership development grant of up to $20,000. The formal Fellowship duration is fifteen months, but these Fellows will build a network of lifelong value.

The Global Good Fund is proud to have the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Fellowship featured in The New York Times. The article, focusing on the challenges of un- and underemployed Americans over 50 and featuring our new Fellowship, was among the top 5 most emailed and viewed articles on the NYT site this past weekend.

Applicant Criteria

We invite candidates who are leading an enterprise in the U.S. at least one year old that is or will create sustainable jobs for people over 50 years old who are underemployed or unemployed.

Application Deadline

Deadline extended! A preliminary questionnaire (Part I) is due Monday September 26, 2016 by 12 Noon EDT

Part I of the application consists of a preliminary questionnaire that is reviewed for alignment with The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Fellowship criteria. Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited to participate in Part II of the application process.

 

Learn more and apply here: http://www.globalgoodfund.org/apply/

 

About The Global Good Fund and Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

The Global Good Fund, a social enterprise accelerating the leadership development of high potential young social entrepreneurs tackling the world’s greatest issues, has received a transformative $2,200,000 grant from The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to facilitate this new fellowship. Learn more.

Founded in 2012, The Global Good Fund invests in high potential leaders committed to social impact through its Fellowship program. Fellows are paired with executives who serve as coaches and are provided with leadership assessment resources, a network of peer leaders, content expertise, and targeted financial capital. The organization launched the 360 MIRROR – the first evidence-based leadership assessment for social entrepreneurs and impact driven corporate leaders – which is available to the public, modeled after the tools and services of The Global Good Fund Fellowship.

The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation espouses the values upon which our nation was founded: freedom and individual responsibility. The mission of the foundation is to promote national security, entrepreneurship, self-reliance, free enterprise, and to enhance quality of life by supporting the arts, education, global understanding, health advancements, and preservation of the environment. The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation continues a multi-generational history of family philanthropy. It evolved from the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation, established in 1962, and the Kathryn W. Davis Foundation, established in 2004.

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