GSBI Accelerator Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2018


Applications are been invited for the GSBI Accelerator Program for Social Entrepreneurs 2018, hurry now and apply.

Past participants include many in water supply, energy, agriculture, and environment in developing countries. The Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI) at Santa Clara University serves social entrepreneurs around the world who are developing innovative solutions that provide a sustainable path out of poverty. The GSBI Accelerator assists selected participants with business plans and other capacity building in support of investment.


Type: Entrepreneurship

To be taken at (country): Silicon Valley, California, USA

Eligible Countries: All

Eligibility: GSBI seeks applicants who:

  • Lead an existing for-profit, nonprofit, or hybrid enterprise
  • Are a mid-stage enterprise (3+ years) ready for scale and investment
  • Develop innovative solutions to provide sustainable paths out of poverty

Value of Program: Program staff time, in-residence meals, and accommodations for the GSBI Accelerator program are all paid through the fundraising efforts of Miller Center. Participants in the GSBI Accelerator are expected to pay only for round-trip airfare to San Jose or San Francisco, California for the August in-residence portion of the program.

  • Silicon Valley mentorship
  • Due diligence folder
  • Financial plan for scaling
  • Organizational development
  • Talent management
  • Marketing strategy and execution
  • Operational excellence at scale

How to Apply: Please read the Eligibility and Programme Details carefully before you apply here

Application Deadline: 20th October, 2017

Visit Program Webpage for details 

Award Provider: Santa Clara University, The Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI)

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