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The Institution Of Engineering And Technology
The Institution Of Engineering And Technology
IET Futures Fund

IET Futures Fund

Why we need your help

It's no secret that there is a skills gap in engineering, and we're committed to addressing it.

Support future engineers today and we'll match your donation, pound for pound. So if you donate £50 - we'll donate £50 too.

As we celebrate our 150th anniversary we are looking ahead and laying the foundations for the future of engineering. We need your help to support the difference-makers of tomorrow.

Our STEM education and scholarships and bursaries programmes are an important part of our long-term response to the skills shortage. The past year of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the great need for us to keep engaging and inspiring children and young people to pursue careers in this world-changing sector.

Help us keep the spotlight on engineering and technology.  

Don't forget you can also support us by Taking Your Place at Savoy Place:

Our programmes:

STEM education

We run the UK and Ireland FIRST® LEGO® League and our own Faraday Challenge Days, both working to generate excitement and raise awareness of STEM subjects among young people, with particular focus on engineering. We reach thousands of children each year!

Scholarships and bursaries

For those already on the path towards a career in engineering, it’s important to recognise their talent and help them to overcome barriers to entry into the profession. We're proud to support hundreds of students annually through our Engineering Horizons Bursaries and Diamond Jubilee Scholarships, and the schemes continue to grow year on year.

Our Board of Trustees have released £2 million in celebration of our 150th anniversary. We're matching all new donations from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2021. All donations directly support our fantastic educational programmes and scholarships and bursaries.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology is registered as a Charity in England & Wales (no 211014) and Scotland (no SC038698).

In recent months, COVID-19 has swept across the world with an impact that will have lasting consequences. Engineers and technicians from a wide range of companies are collaborating with the medical profession to innovate solutions. I am pleased to say that many of these companies support our programmes and feature on our donors’ page.


We are contributing to the immediate response to the pandemic on a government and industry level, as well as supporting families with home-schooling resources. Our STEM Education and scholarships and bursaries programmes are an important part of our long-term response. As we rebuild, it is vital we are engaging and inspiring children and young people and have the next generation starting their careers in engineering and technology.

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Jul 07, 2021

Jack Brook

(plus 50.00 giftaid)

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Jun 21, 2021

Peeranut Visetsuth

Jun 14, 2021

Dr Harry Athanassiadis

I still remember the first electronic FM transmitter I built on my own in 1976, 8 years old then. Today I hold a Doctorate Degree with two Scholarships by the University of Manchester. Anything is possible in life when you have a passion and vision.

(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jun 04, 2021



Jun 01, 2021


(plus 12.50 giftaid)

May 31, 2021

Mick Fairfield

(plus 25.00 giftaid)

May 28, 2021



May 25, 2021

Walter Smithers

(plus 412.50 giftaid)

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