Member's Training Fund

Members' Training Fund 

Throughout the year The Alliance provides free training for our members on key topics. In addition to the training that we offer we also have a small bursary fund available to help organisations access training from external providers.

Any current Alliance member organisation with an annual income less than £250,000. Priority will be given to organisations thave have not previously received funding.

Bursary amount

Bursary Criteria
Up to £250 contribution towards attendance at a training course in the UK or online. You should be able to demonstrate how the training supports your organisational aims. The bursary can cover training fees and/or public transport costs.

One bursary can be awarded per Alliance member organisation and priority will go to organisations that have not previously received funding. 

Potential topics could include:

  • Communication
  • Employment
  • Fundraising
  • Governance
  • Project Management
  • Safeguarding 
  • Staff Management
  • Transparency
  • Volunteering

Application Process

Step 1: Complete the application form below and return it to  Applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis.
Step 2: The Alliance will get back to you  as soon as possible to let you know whether your application has been successful.
Step 3: If successful you will be sent an expenses form to complete and return with copies of your receipts.  
Step 4: After attendance at the course you will be asked to complete a short online feedback form.  Payment will be made by bank transfer after you have completed the course and the feedback form. Payments will not be made in advance of your attendance at the course.

Application Deadline
This bursary fund is currently open for applications.
We will continue to monitor the uptake and impact of the bursary and conditions are subject to change. 

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