Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

IAD Action Fund

The IAD offers funding for University of Edinburgh staff and students to develop and support academic networks and communities and/or test ideas for creative learning activities via large scale Festival of Creative Learning Pop-up events and projects.

Update June 20

The IAD Action Fund (including Festival of Creative Learning Pop-Ups) is not accepting applications for funding at the moment.

What is the IAD Action Fund

About the IAD Action Fund and its aims.

Action Fund Guidance

What we will and won't fund in your proposed budget; applying for repeat funding; applying to other IAD schemes.

Action Fund small grants

About the IAD Action Fund small grant scheme, including how and when to apply.

Action Fund regular grants

About the Action Fund regular grant scheme: what we can fund, how and when to apply. The regular grant scheme is now closed for AY 19/20.

Action Fund Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions that other Action Fund applicants and grant holders have asked, plus our contact details if you need further help.