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.
For the 2020 Cohort, the deadline to complete Part 1 of the application is August 30, 2019. The deadline to complete Part 2 of the application (for invited applicants) is September 13, 2019.
Invitations to complete Part 2 of the application will be sent throughout the application period. All Part 2 invited applicants were notified by September 6, 2019.
All Part 2 applications will be screened and reviewed by the Gratitude Network Judging Panel.
All applicants will be notified of their selection status by December 2019.
What are the time commitments for the Gratitude Network Fellowship? The average monthly time commitment for a Gratitude Fellow is 3.5 hours and additional time commitment for the optional in-person Gratitude Leadership Summit in June 2020.
When does the Fellowship start? There are two 2020 Fellowship start dates: January and March 2020. You will be asked your preferred start date although no guarantee is made. Fellows for both the January and March Cohorts will be selected during this single application period.
What is the application deadline? For the 2020 Cohort, the deadline to complete Part 1 of the application is August 30, 2019. The deadline to complete Part 2 of the application is September 13, 2019. Selected applicants meeting the minimum eligibility requirements will be invited to complete Part 2 of the application.
What is the age range for “Children and youth beneficiaries”? Individuals still completing secondary education (regardless of age) are considered youth.
What types of organizations are eligible? Both nonprofit and for profit social enterprises are eligible.
Can the application be saved and completed later? Part 1 of the application consists of 13 preliminary questions. It cannot be saved and must be completed in one sitting. Part 2 of the application can be saved and completed later.
Are faxed or emailed applications accepted? No – faxed/emailed applications are not accepted.
Can multiple applications be submitted? No – please only submit one application per applicant/organization.
Can changes be made to the application once it’s submitted? No – changes cannot be made to an application once it’s submitted.