Feb 25, 2010

Professional Development Scholarship Fund- Deadline Extended!


Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) has extended its Spring/Summer Cycle for the 2010 EPIP Professional Development Fund (PDF).

The new deadline is FRIDAY, MARCH 5.

The Professional Development Fund is 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 1, 2010
Fall - June 18, 2010
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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