Gray Matters Capital: Inviting applications for ‘IDEX Accelerator — IDEX Fellowship 2020’ to find The Next Wave Of “Social Intrapreneurs” Who Will Support, Lead And Advance The Work Of Socially-Focused Enterprises Around The World.

Funding brief: IDEX Is Developing The Next Wave Of “Social Intrapreneurs” Who Will Support, Lead And Advance The Work Of Socially-Focused Enterprises Around The World!

This Fellowship is for young professionals (21 – 35 years old) from across the globe who want to deep dive into the social impact sector and get first hand experience of working in one of India’s most popular and vibrant social enterprise destinations, Bangalore.

Fellows choose a sector of their interest such as Education, Health, Environment and Energy, Women’s Empowerment, Livelihoods, Impact Investing etc., to base their full-time placement with an organisation for 6 months in India.

The program is committed to helping fellows make the transition to social enterprise practitioner by enabling immersive learning experiences and having them ideate, develop, prototype and test solutions in an environment that encourages co-creation and collaboration, all while also learning from peers, resident mentors and sector experts.

In nearly 10 years of running the IDEX Global Fellows Program, they have had the privilege of working with some of the most influential organisations (sneak peek here). They’ve come to better understand how to bridge the talent gap in this rapidly evolving development sector. Now, we’re searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space.

Donor Name: Gray Matters Capital
Funding name: IDEX Accelerator — IDEX Fellowship 2020

Early Bird Deadline: 31st, August, 2019
Applications Deadline: 30th, September, 2019

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit:
In a nutshell:
3 Week Virtual Orientation + 1 Week Field Orientation to induct you into India’s social sector and prepare you for the next six month field experience
24 Weeks Social Enterprise Placement in India where your professional growth will be matched by personal growth while equipping you with the right tools to excel
Supported with relevant and progressive Professional Development Learning Labs covering themes of Human Centered Design, Resource Mobilization, Communications Strategies and Impact Assessment
Capacity Building Workshops & Meetings led by Subject Matter Experts and Mentors-in-Residence who are seasoned professionals and thought leaders in their respective fields

Fellow benefits
The Tangible
Pre-departure Virtual Training
Monthly Transportation Stipend of $125 (approx. INR 8500) for the 6 months of fellowship term (prorated for the first and last months)
Housing in Bangalore for 1st month of fellowship term
Monthly capacity building workshops
Networking opportunities
An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors and a curated curriculum
A one-week Orientation in Bangalore, India to begin the fellowship
Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager

Post-fellowship support
Internationally recognized professional certification in Social Enterprise

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: 6th, January, 2020

Project duration:
Fellowship Start Date – 6th, January, 2020
Fellowship End Date – 26th, June, 2020

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility: Ideal candidate-They are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations. IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills.  Ideal candidates will possess:
Bachelors or Masters degree
A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact

Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
● Apply: Click to view
● Guideline: Click to view
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How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).

● Application fee: One-time, non-refundable fee of $25

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