How to apply for a learning and development grant

One of the benefits of Alliance membership is access to funding for learning and development opportunities. 

The following steps will help you complete your application. It's also important that you've read the BHF Alliance expense policy before starting your online application.

Please note, you must be a member of the BHF Alliance to access this funding. 


Step 1

Firstly, identify an activity you would like to attend. Funded activities must lead to identifiable outcomes which impact positively on patient care, service improvement or prevention of cardiovascular disease or survival rates from sudden cardiovascular events.

Ensure you have the following information to hand whilst completing the application:
  • Title and type of activity (i.e. event, course, module)
  • Provider
  • Location
  • Start and end date
  • An agenda, programme or document containing a link to further information on the activity – this will need to be uploaded electronically.
  • Line manger’s email address
  • Three key objectives and three key outcomes for attending this activity and the method that will be used to measure these outcomes

Step 2

Once you've done the above, sign up or log in to the BHF Grant Management System. 

Once you have logged in to the system you will be taken to your home page where you will see where to click to start a new application. 

This will take you to a new page with a list of the type of grant applications available to you. Choose Alliance learning and development by clicking apply and complete your application.