Mar 11, 2009

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) announces the 2009 EPIP Professional Development Fund (PDF)

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

Cycle Deadlines

Spring 2009 – March 13, 2009

Fall/Winter 2009 – September 15, 2009

For more information on how to apply, download our brochure and application form.

:: EPIP Professional Development Fund 2009 Brochure

:: EPIP Professional Development Fund 2009 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 U.S. are also eligible to apply, although they should be considered people of color or minorities in their home countries.

EPIP Professional Development Fund was launched in 2005 and is made possible by ongoing support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

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