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COBIS Charity Partner 2022/2023 – Application Criteria

We are looking to support two organisations annually. Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee of representatives. The decision of our selection committee is final. We reserve the right to enter into a longer partnership with a chosen organisation that extends beyond the original 12-month period, should we believe it will positively benefit the reach of the work the organisation does. We reserve the right to contact applicants.

We are looking to partner with organisations that improve the education and welfare of children and communities, increase access to educational opportunities and/or raise standards of education globally. Organisations should have a cause and brand that resonates with our mission and activities and our network of leading global schools.

Organisations should share our commitment to safeguarding and child protection and should adhere to the highest standards of safer recruitment across all its operations. We reserve the right to ask for evidence that the appropriate safeguarding checks have been completed.

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COBIS Charity Partner status is open to registered charities, not-for-profit organisations and community groups. Your organisation must be independent of any political party.

Any personal details provided as part of this application will be used to process the application and will be dealt with in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which is available here. We expect that all applicants adhere to the relevant data privacy laws when processing data. Any questions regarding the application criteria or how we process data can be directed to

As a COBIS Charity Partner, your organisation would receive the following benefits:

  • The opportunity to raise your profile amongst our network of 250+ British international schools of quality
  • A webinar outlining the work you do and how schools/students can get involved
  • A topical blog post demonstrating thought leadership around your area of focus, to be hosted on our website
  • Presence in our newsletter ‘Connect’, distributed to approximately 2500 contacts in the sector
  • Listing on our website as a ‘COBIS Charity Partner’
  • Twice annual social media posts
  • To be aligned with our work and mission to promote high-quality British Education overseas and help schools and pupils thrive

Read about last year's Charity Partners