GSBI Online Application Process

Who should Apply

Those who want to create a sustainable, scalable business with a social impact-based mission and are beyond the idea stage. Applicants should already have tested their product or service, have established proof of concept and identified a sustainable business model.

How to Apply

Begin the application process by filling out the application form with details about you and your enterprise.

The 2013 GSBI application form consists of the following core elements:

  • Leadership team
  • Overview of the organization
  • Organization's vision, goals, impact and market
  • Budget summary
  • Challenges & opportunities

Download the application form from this link to prepare your answers. When you are ready, paste your answers into the online application form. Your application will be treated confidentially.

The Application Form helps us better understand your organization's purpose, history, and future goals; it also provides us with some basic data on your funding sources and cost structure.

Please tell us about the challenges you have been facing as well as your organization's strengths and the opportunities you see to further develop your good work.

Selection Process

We will select up to 20 applicant organizations to receive a scholarship for participation in the next cohort of GSBI Online.

The upcoming cohort of GSBI Online will start in October 2013 and go through March 2014. It will consist of online, mentored exercises that are designed to create a business plan summary presentation with a credible financing strategy.

We will begin accepting applications April 22, 2013. All interested entrepreneurs should apply by completing the online application form by July 15, 2013.

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