Applications for bursaries to the Northern Conference 2021 are now closed. We will contact all applicants by 5pm on Friday 19.
The Chartered Institute of Fundraising North East, North West and Yorkshire Groups are providing bursaries, to enable fundraisers to develop their skills and experience through attending the upcoming Northern Conference.
We welcome bursary applications from anyone who identifies as one or more of the following:
- BAME (Anyone self-identifying as Black, Asian or from a Minoritised Ethnic background)
- LGBT+ (Anyone who identifies under the LGBT+ umbrella, for example as lesbian, gay, bi and/or trans)
- Disabled (Anyone who self-identifies as having a disability)
We would also welcome applications from:
- From a small charities (Anyone who works for a charity with an annual income of £500,000 or less, as per latest accounts from the Charity Commission)
- Out of work fundraisers (Anyone who has been made redundant or lost their job in fundraising in the last six months)
You must also be:
- living or working in the North West, North East or Yorkshire regions
- able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the fundraising profession
- able to show that you would not be able to access the conference without the award
Bursaries are available for both members and non-members of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.
There are up to 33 bursaries available, which will be divided between the three eligible regions – North East, North West and Yorkshire.
Applications should be submitted via the below form.
Should you require an alternative format, such as via a video or call, or require assistance with completing your application, please contact the team via email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on 07531089510.
Applications are now closed. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by Friday 19 February.
Copies of the applications, which exclude the name of the applicant and all other identifiable details, will be reviewed by panels made up of North East, North West and Yorkshire regional group committee members. The panel will decide which applications should receive the bursary. The panel’s decision is final.
Please do not include identifying information in the Supporting Information section. Identifiable information could include; organisation names, names of colleagues, previous organisations etc.
The Chartered Institute of Fundraising of Charter House, 13-15 Carteret Street, London SW1H 9DJ is the Controller.
The information you provide will be used to determine your eligibility for a bursary and to administer the bursary should your application be successful.
All forms submitted via email, phone or video will be accessed by a single co-ordinator and will be kept in a secure, restricted-access environment.
All copies of the application forms will be securely destroyed within one month following completion of the awarding process.