Local Activity Funding

This funding stream is designed specifically to assist Young Professional volunteers develop and implement initiatives, programs, and activities at the local level. It aims to engage members’ local YP communities. Local Activity events may be technical or non-technical in nature. Organizers may format the event at their discretion.

Consider the following:



Funding amount

Funding Application Endorsement Requirement

It is expected that event organizers personally verify qualifying endorsers as outlined in the funding application categories above. Events applications endorsed by non-qualifying individuals will not be considered.

Consider the following:

Funding Qualification Criteria

Event organizers are expected to review and adhere to the following stipulations. Please email ypfunding@ieee.org with questions.

Event Reporting Requirements

Approved event funding will only be distributed once follow-up materials have been received and reviewed for quality. Follow-up materials must be submitted within 4 weeks after the event takes place/by the deadline set in the proposal call window. The required follow-up materials include:

Important Reminders for Online Application Submission

The IEEE YP Funding Portal is accessible here. Please note the following important reminders:

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Do you have comments, feedback, questions, or ideas regarding IEEE Young Professionals Events and Funding? We are happy to speak with you! Please reach out to us at ypfunding@ieee.org.