Social Entrepreneurs: Apply Now for the 2018 Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship

Apr 17, 2017 • Views 180

Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs

Sponsored by The Global Good Fund and The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation

Does Your Social Enterprise Create Jobs for Americans over 50 Years of Age?

The Global Good Fund is actively seeking entrepreneurs for the 2nd Annual Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship.  The Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship Program provides mentorship and funding to U.S.-based entrepreneurs whose enterprises are creating jobs for Americans over 50 years of age.  The entrepreneur can be any age.

Each Fellow will be paired with a business executive mentor and receives leadership assessment resources, a peer network, sector expertise, and $20,000. The duration of The Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship is 15-months and participation is largely virtual.

Applicant Criteria

We invite entrepreneurs of any age to apply whose U.S.-based enterprise is at least one year old and will create jobs for Americans over 50 years of age.

Application Deadline

Part I of the application is due Friday, June 30th, 2017.

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

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About The Global Good Fund
The Global Good Fund develops social entrepreneurs into impactful global leaders through its Fellowship Program. Global Good Fund Fellows embark on a structured 15-month journey of experiential learning consisting of executive mentorship and targeted funding that leverages proprietary leadership development tools. The Global Good Fund believes that growing leaders is the most effective strategy for solving complex social problems and achieving global good.

About The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
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.

About The Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship Powered by The Global Good Fund 
In 2016, The Global Good Fund received a $2,200,000 grant from The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to create The Diana Davis Spencer Fellowship Program, dedicated to creating U.S.-based jobs for individuals over 50 years of age.


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