Reminder: Transgender fund (2022-2023) April 28th deadline

This is a reminder that the Transgender Fund is currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 Year, with a deadline of next Friday, April 28 (end of day), 2023.

The Transgender Fund is an entitlement for YUFA members to support trans health services. It was gained during bargaining in 2015-16 and currently appears as Article 26.11 of the
Collective Agreement
. The fund is $40,000 per annum, and any remaining funds from one year will be carried forward to the next.

For the 2022-23 academic year, the Fund will be disbursed in one application round. There are $93.486 in the fund.

The Transgender Fund Committee understands “trans” to be a broad and inclusive term, which includes genderqueer, transgender, transsexual, gender-variant, and Two-Spirit, among others. All Trans members of YUFA are eligible to apply. Applications by YUFA members behalf of Trans dependents may also be considered.

The application (form-fillable pdf) is available here. The application form includes instructions on how to complete and submit the application.

A basic pdf version of the application is available here.

A word document (.docx) of the application is attached.

The deadline to apply is April 28 (end of day), 2023.

For more information about the Transgender Fund, please email [email protected].