Sponsoring Agency: Gerson Lehrman Group (CLG)
Type of Fund: Fellowship
Deadline Available: Available
Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 06/10/2021
Size of the Fund: Not Available
The Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Social Impact Fellowship is a multiyear pro bono partnership between The World’s Insight Network and some of the world’s most impactful social entrepreneurs.
Fellows work with GLG in an intensive, two-year partnership that provides free access to the full suite of GLG product offerings and the support of hands-on GLG client service teams. After completing the Fellowship, Fellows remain ongoing members of their global GLG community.
What You’ll Get
• Extraordinary Expertise: Discuss pressing strategic, operational, and technical challenges with world-class experts on practically any topic – from expansion strategies to policy guidelines to regulatory landscapes.
• Thought Partners: Partner with a team of three to six GLG client service professionals to help you and your team align expertise with your biggest goals.
• Supportive Cohort: Build meaningful connections with like-minded social entrepreneurs with diverse perspectives through the global community of GLG Fellows.
Qualifications & Selection Criteria
Their Fellows have most recently been focused on COVID-19 recovery and racial equity – issues that have their long-term commitment as they continue to seek to partner with new organizations working in these areas. For their 2021 Fellowship class, they welcome applications from organizations working on the broadest range of issues and challenges.
• Structure and Size
o Registered nonprofit or social enterprise (for-profit organizations must demonstrate mission-driven impact and disclose ownership)
o Minimum of three years in operation
o Minimum of five full-time staff
o Operating budgets of Fellow organizations range from $1M to $15M
o While they recognize that funding is always a concern, they look for organizations beyond the point at which funding is a critical barrier to growth
• Inflection Point
o Qualified organizations are past the early development stage, with leadership ready to pursue ambitious growth
o Organizations should demonstrate proven impact and have implemented programs at initial sites
• Committed CEO or Founder
o Participating Fellows must be relentlessly focused on impact, excited about learning, and willing to receive feedback
o Fellows must also understand GLG’s value, be able to articulate use cases, and be open to thought partnership with GLG and their experts
More information at: https://glginsights.com/glg-social-impact/glg-social-impact-fellowship/