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Echoing Green Global Social Entrepreneurial Development Fellowship Program 2020

Echoing Green Global Social Entrepreneurial Development Fellowship Program 2020: Applications are now being received for the Echoing Green Fellowship Program 2020 for social entrepreneurial development aimed at young and innovative young minds across the globe and hope to help them grow their innovative start-ups while they themselves grow to become impactful leaders.

Echoing Green are social entrepreneurs, business strategists, nonprofit advisors, trained facilitators, data scientists, and digital connectors with 30+ years of experience and a leading incubator for social impact startups.

Company/Organization: Echoing Green

Program Title: Echoing Green Fellowship

Program Location: New York City, USA.

Program Type: full-time fellowship programme.

Program Duration: two (2) year full-time fellowship

Program Basic Qualification: Innovation and passion.

Slots: Several.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Global eligibility.


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About the Fellowship Program (Echoing Green Global Social Entrepreneurial Development Fellowship Program):

It’s a two-year, full-time Fellowship which aims at finding people working on a plan to make the world better in a big way. The Fellowship program finds and helps these people become impactful leaders by connecting them with the tools, resources, and communities they need to bring their ideas to life.

Fellowship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: The eligibility criteria are separated into two; those directly related to the applicant and those pertaining to the organization they are putting forward.

Applicant Eligibility

  • You must be over 18 years old, fluent in English, and able to commit a full 40-hour work week to your organization. The organization must be the original idea of the applicant(s), in its start-up phase (usually within the first two years of operation), and independent and autonomous.
  • If you are currently a full-time student or employee, you must agree to make your organization your full-time engagement if awarded a Fellowship.
  • You do not need to be based in the US or be an American citizen. The only limitation on work location is that if your project is based in the United States, then you must have American work authorization (i.e., citizenship, permanent residence status, or a work visa). Echoing Green does not sponsor American work permits for any foreign nationals.
  • You are welcome to reapply each year.

In addition to these criteria, the applicant needs to demonstrate Purpose & Passion, Resilience, Leadership and Ability to Attract Resources

Organization Eligibility:

  • An organization can be structured as a nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid.
  • An organization does not only have to be run by one individual. Partners can apply for a Fellowship.
  • Organizations still in the idea phase are eligible. You do not need to establish 501(c)(3) status or register your organization before you apply.
  • The program must be independent and autonomous. It cannot be under the management of another organization. If you have a fiscal sponsor that provides support but does not control organization decisions, you are eligible.
  • Tuition or scholarship funding, or research projects; lobbying or faith-based organizations; and existing organizations which have grown past their start-up phase are not eligible to apply.
  • You are welcome to reapply each year.

In addition, Organization should demonstrate Innovation, Importance, Potential for Impact, and A Good Business Model.

How to Apply:

If you think you can change the world with that your innovation and meet the applicant eligibility and organization eligibility as spelt out above, then;

Visit the Official Webpage to Start Application

Application Deadline: October 16, 2019 by 2:00 p.m. (14:00) Eastern Time.

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