Call for Applications, The Collective Global Accelerator (CGA) 2018 in London, UK

Deadline:  10 January 2018
Open to: social entrepreneurs between the ages of 20 and 35 years old
Venue: June 4 - July 1, 2018 in London, UK


The Collective Global Accelerator (CGA) is a 4-week residential experience at our co-living community The Collective Old Oak in London. CGA brings together the best and brightest social entrepreneurs from all over the world, with diverse backgrounds and businesses. We want to help you scale your impact on the world. If you attend CGA, you'll have an extraordinary opportunity to become a better entrepreneur; to be part of a community of people who share your commitment to do good; to grow into a global innovator, and to get access to our network of world-class experts and thought leaders.


In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • Between 20 to 35 years of age
  • A founder whose startup is already up and running not more than 5 years at the time of application. It can be either for-profit or not-for-profit.
  • Startups working on creating stronger communities in cities, through: stronger human connection (social cohesion and inclusion, less loneliness); better health and well-being; better education and fairer opportunities; or contributing to a circular economy.
  • You are from anywhere in the world. Yes, we accept applicants from all countries!


The CGA programme is a fully-funded experience by The Collective Foundation and covers flight expenses to and from London, local travel in London, accommodation for 4 weeks and an allowance to spend on meals and minimal expenses during your stay.

If you are unable to meet the costs of travel to and from your local airport, or your visa application to the U.K., please let us know and we will see what we can do for you.


The call for applicants has already opened!

Remember, you are competing against thousands of highly ambitious social entrepreneurs so you need to impress us with a very high-quality application submission.

The deadline to apply is on January 10th, 2018, 23:59 London time. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to provide feedback to applicants who will not be selected for the next step of the application process.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to:

The official web-page.