A group of students take a selfie together during a CGI U event


Inspiring student and alumni leaders and global innovators to tackle pressing challenges in their communities

A group of students take a selfie together during a CGI U event

Program Offerings

Over the course of the program, selected rising leaders participate in trainings, modules, and tailored events that help formulate their ideas and provide the necessary resources, feedback, and tools to transform their ideas into action. Accepted students receive access to:

  • 1

    Commitment to Action curriculum

    CGI U’s 10-month, three module early-stage social impact curriculum focuses on the development of early-stage social impact ideas into scalable projects

  • 2

    personalized mentorship

    Interactive training and personalized mentorship with successful social entrepreneurs

  • 3

    Access to funding streams

    Introductions to early-stage seed funding and accelerators

  • 4

    student engagement events

    Events include CGI U’s annual meeting, which convenes hundreds of student commitment-makers, alumni, university representatives, topic experts, and high-profile individuals and is hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton.

  • 5

    Access to expertise

    Peer collaboration with global exchange of ideas, comprised of diverse students from over 80 countries, and across all types of higher education institutions including but not limited to: Public and Private Schools, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Community Colleges, Junior Colleges, and Trade Schools