Giving Northern Ireland announces funding for philanthropy research Howard Lake | 9 May 2014 | News Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Northern Ireland Research / statistics 23 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Giving Northern Ireland has announced the establishment of three bursaries to promote post graduate masters research into philanthropy.Three successful post graduate students from The Open University, the University of Ulster and Queen’s University will each receive a Giving Northern Ireland Bursary of £4,000 to conduct a piece of original academic work in this area.The three bursaries will be available to post-graduate Masters level students during the next academic year. Advertisement A Bursary Selection Panel, headed by Giving Northern Ireland board member Janet Leckey and distinguished academic Professor Hugh McKenna, will choose the three successful candidates based on the strength of their research project ideas.Sandara Kelso-Robb, Strategic Advisor to Giving Northern Ireland said the bursaries were in line with the organisation’s aims to promote awareness of philanthropy, research into giving and to encourage a more strategic approach.“These bursaries will encourage people with fresh and innovative ideas to look at philanthropy through new eyes,” Ms Kelso-Robb said.Giving Northern Ireland was launched in April 2013 with the aim of stimulating and supporting a culture of giving in Northern Ireland. The organisation has been supported by Atlantic Philanthropies and Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.