The ACT Fellowship is an opportunity for young professionals to learn what it takes to leverage venture philanthropy for creating social impact at scale.
If you’re looking to build your career in social impact, pivot your professional journey towards impact investing or hope to become a social entrepreneur, this program will offer you a platform to learn from leading investors and startup founders to help you gain real-world experience in venture philanthropy.
The ACT Fellowship is an intensive experience that enables you to learn what it means to apply venture capital principles to philanthropy.
As an ACT Fellow, you’ll work with one of our 4 focus areas i.e. ed-tech, public healthcare, climate action or gender inclusivity.
Fellows will work with the ACT team on a wide array of projects including sector research, dealflow sourcing, due diligence, investment pitches, portfolio management, impact assessment, collaborative programs, industry events & partnerships etc.
We’re highly selective about who we invite into the program to ensure that our Fellows have an incredible peer-learning experience as well.
All Fellows will be paid a stipend of Rs. 60,000 per month and each graduating Fellow, on successfully completing the program, will receive an experience letter from ACT and, on request, a letter of recommendation from a member of our board of advisors.
Here’s a snapshot of some of the distinguished leaders Fellows can expect to learn from:
Ambitious go-getters who can think on their feet, are hungry to learn, enjoy taking on challenges and can work both independently and as part of a team.
Individuals who deeply believe that innovation can accelerate social impact and are abreast of the latest technology trends in the impact space.
Aspiring change-makers who are genuinely interested in the social sector and want to catalyse meaningful change.
Sharp thinkers with a bias for action who are intrigued by the idea of applying venture capital principles to social impact.
The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the Fellowship is to be a resident Indian citizen, a graduate of any discipline from an accredited university in or outside India and have at least 2 years of startup/investing/consulting/social sector work experience.
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As a Fellow, my experience has been nothing short of transformative. The Fellowship provided the perfect launchpad for my journey in the impact space, fueling my passion to pursue impact investing after my masters. To all young professionals who are curious to learn about tech-focused social innovations, I recommend the ACT Fellowship as an unparalleled pathway to unlock your potential to drive meaningful change.
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