Funding brief: for social entrepreneurs serving children and youth. The Fellowship is designed to help the social entrepreneur scale their organization to the next level and therefore positively impact even more children.
The Gratitude Network Fellowship is a 12-month leadership development program consisting of intense mentoring and coaching focusing on leadership development, team development, and operational issues. Fellows receive guidance from a dedicated Coach as well as help from sector advisors, a network of peers, in-person learning opportunities, and on-going support post-program.
Donor Name: The Gratitude Network
Funding name: The Gratitude Network Fellowship
Deadline: For the 2019 Cohort, the deadline to complete Part 1 of the application is August 31, 2018. The deadline to complete Part 2 of the application (for invited applicants) is September 15, 2018.
Funding details link: Click to view
Funding limit: All Gratitude Fellows:
● Are matched and meet monthly with a highly-skilled Strategic Coach
● Receive support from Expert Advisors to help tackle operational and execution issues as needed
● Meet by video every 2 months with their Fellow Cohort for a leadership roundtable
● Have the opportunity to attend the Gratitude Network’s annual Leadership Summit – a multi-day learning and collaboration event
● Are given visibility on The Gratitude Network website, Facebook page, email newsletter and various live events
● Remain a valued member of The Gratitude Network Alumni and family — for future events and ongoing activities
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: There are two 2019 Fellowship start dates: January and March 2019.
Project duration: A 12-month leadership development program
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: In order to be considered for the Fellowship, Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
● Social enterprise is at least one-year old.
● Social enterprise must have at least two full-time employees (including the Applicant).
● Social enterprise’s beneficiaries must primarily be children/youth.
● Social enterprise must be serving children/youth in one of the following categories:
Education such as school systems, training of teachers, education technology, and early childhood programs as well as how/what children learn at school or outside of the classroom (e.g. after-school or summer programs).
Health and Wellbeing such as addressing children’s basic needs, including poverty alleviation, nutrition, water, safe shelter, disease prevention, mental health, and social-emotional health.
Children’s Rights such as protecting children and families from abuse, exploitation, trafficking, incarceration, and other harm, as well as other advocacy.
● Applicant is committed full‐time to the social enterprise organization.
● Applicant has decision making power within the social enterprise organization.
● Applicant is not currently receiving formal coaching/mentoring support.
● Applicant and social enterprise organization are interested and ready to scale the organization.
● Applicant is able to commit to the time commitments of the Fellowship.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).
Prior to starting your application, it is recommended that you review the Application Process below as well as the Gratitude Network Fellowship Application Preparation Guide.
● The Gratitude Network Fellowship application consists of two parts:
Part 1 – Preliminary Questions: A preliminary questionnaire designed to confirm alignment with the Fellowship criteria. Applicants who meet the requirements will be invited to complete Part 2 of the application.
Part 2 – Additional Questions: A full length application inquiring more deeply about the applicant and social enterprise organization.
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