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ICAEW Foundation

Through its bursary programmes ICAEW Foundation creates life-changing opportunities for ambitious students from financially challenged backgrounds in the UK and internationally. We encourage all of our members to engage with your charity and help us grow our impact.

Making a gift

What your donations fund

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Impact report

Our report highlighting the positive impact of ICAEW Foundation's bursary and mentoring programmes over the course of 2021.


I am very thankful for this opportunity, and I hope that other students in situations like mine will also be able to get this kind of mentoring support to reach their full potential.

Josephine Osei Recipient of the Changing Futures bursary

If I achieve my goals, it will be because of the bursary I received from ICAEW Foundation.

Bismark Appiah Recipient of the Building Futures bursary

The programmes


Mentoring programme

Mentoring Matters, our successful mentoring programme provides study, wellbeing and career support for Changing Futures bursary recipients (and is also open to those who applied for a bursary).

Mentoring Matters


Bursary programmes

Our bursary programmes provide financial and study support to ambitious students in the UK and internationally giving them the opportunity to become future professionals.

Changing Futures

Building Futures

Library and heritage programme

Growing our world-leading library and preserving the heritage of our building.

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Academic research and funding

Through a programme of academic research funding from ICAEW’s charitable trusts, we aim to fund the highest quality accounting and finance academic research and events.

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Further information

Meet the trustees

Our experienced board of trustees guide ICAEW Foundation by agreeing our strategy, approving our spending decisions and gauging our impact.

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Making a gift

Find out about donating to ICAEW Foundation.

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News and Insights

Our partnerships and sustainability commitments

ICAEW Foundation also seeks to create collaborations to improve our reach and impact.

ICAEW is carbon neutral and to pledge to play our part too, the Foundation has signed up to the Funder’s Commitment on Climate Change. As part of our responsibility we are encouraging all of our stakeholders to learn more about the key causes and the solutions by accessing ICAEW’s Climate hub.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

We are conscious of the role of ICAEW Foundation in contributing to achieving goals 3, 4 and 10.

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