Gratitude Network: Seeking Applications for Gratitude Awards 2018

Deadline: 15 March 2018

The Gratitude Network is now seeking applications for the Gratitude Awards 2018. It is working through social entrepreneurs to impact the lives of children globally.

The Gratitude Network seeks out the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders and organizations impacting the lives of children and youth. Those that are selected as awardees receive a 1‐year program of intense coaching, mentoring and strategic advice to help them scale their business model to achieve results they only dreamed of.

Focus Areas

  • Education such as school systems, training of teachers, education technology, and early childhood programs as well as how/ what children learn at school or outside of the classroom (e.g. after-school or summer programs)
  • Health and Wellbeing such as addressing children’s basic needs, including poverty alleviation, nutrition, water, safe shelter, disease prevention, mental health, and social-emotional health
  • Children’s Rights such as protecting children and families from abuse, exploitation, trafficking, incarceration, and other harm, as well as other advocacy

Benefits

All Gratitude Awardees:

  • Are matched with a highly-skilled and experienced strategic coach for the year
  • Are matched with mentors to help them meet the goals they establish with their coach
  • Meet bi-monthly by video to work with their fellow Awardees and the Gratitude Network team to together solve
  • specific issues that their organization is facing
  • Have the opportunity to attend the Gratitude Network’s annual CEO Summit – a multi-day learning and collaboration event
  • Are referred, as appropriate, to possible funding sources during the second half of their award year
  • Are given visibility on The Gratitude Network website, Facebook page, email newsletter and various live events
  • Remain a valued member of the Gratitude Network Alumni and family — for future events and ongoing activities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Social impact mission dealing with children and/or youth in one of these areas:
    • Education such as school systems, training of teachers, education technology, and early childhood programs as well as how/ what children learn at school or outside of the classroom (e.g. after-school or summer programs)
    • Health and Wellbeing such as addressing children’s basic needs, including poverty alleviation, nutrition, water, safe shelter, disease prevention, mental health, and social-emotional health
    • Children’s Rights such as protecting children and families from abuse, exploitation, trafficking, incarceration, and other harm, as well as other advocacy
  • Non-profits and for-profit organizations are eligible
  • Organizations Ready to Scale. You have:
    • A completed product/service
    • customers
    • initial funding already completed
    • business model being tested or already proven

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Network Grant.

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