EPIP is soliciting applications for the 2009 Professional Development Fund, a scholarship program designed to increase access to professional development opportunities for young people of color working in the foundation field. PDF is specifically intended to support young people of color, reflecting EPIP's emphasis on ensuring racial diversity within our next-generation work. Recipients must use the award to attend philanthropy conferences and to network and learn from peers and senior colleagues.
:: Partial funding to attend philanthropy conferences and trainings (max $1,000 per conference)
:: Leveraging additional support for awardees from employers and conference sponsors
:: Annual awardee convening to provide skills-training, reflection on practice, inter-generational learning, and peer-networking
:: A growing peer-support network of PDF awardees and other young people of color in the foundation field
Spring 2009 – March 13, 2009
Fall/Winter 2009 – September 15, 2009
For more information on how to apply, download our brochure and application form.
PDF Scholarships are a benefit of EPIP membership. If you are not yet an EPIP member, you may apply for membership simultaneously as you submit this PDF application. EPIP members from outside the
EPIP Professional Development Fund was launched in 2005 and is made possible by ongoing support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.