Application Process

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The application process for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is a two-step process. Upon the submission of your application, you will receive an e-mail confirming its receipt and additional follow-up to denote the class (cohort) for which you are being considered.

To view a list of key dates for the 10,000 Small Businesses program in your area, please click here and select the Regional Education Program for your area. If you are not within reasonable driving distance of one of our 12 Regional Education Programs, you are eligible for our National Education Program.

Step 1: Application

The Application is an initial assessment designed to help us understand you, your business, and why you are interested in the 10,000 Small Businesses program. This information will be kept confidential. Following your submission, all candidates will be notified regarding their application status, and whether they will advance as a finalist to the interview round.

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Step 2: Interview Addendum

If selected for an interview, you will be asked to complete the 10,000 Small Businesses Interview Addendum, which includes additional questions along with a request for the submission of supporting documentation. All information submitted at each stage is private and will be kept confidential.

Have a question?

Please contact your local program with any questions you may have regarding the 10,000 Small Businesses program. Contact information for each program is available on the Regional Education Programs page and National Education Program page.

Regional Education Programs

National Education Program