Transgender Fund 2022-23 Now Open

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 in the 202-24 Collective Agreement. The Fund is $40,000 per annum. 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 remaining 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 dependants 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 contained in the YUFA-M message announcing that the fund is open.

The deadline to apply is April 28, 2023.

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

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