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Alpkit Foundation


The Alpkit Foundation make small awards to people, groups and schools that work to remove the barriers in getting outdoors and experience wild places.

They want to support:

  • Diversity and Inclusion Projects that engage individual and groups from a diverse range of backgrounds

  • Environmental Projects that seek to support, conserve, or generate understanding of our environment and wild places

  • Health Projects enabling people to gain physical and mental wellbeing from the Great Outdoors

  • Education Projects such as First Aid, D of E, Forest Schools and Mountain Leader

  • Participation Projects that get more people experiencing the Great Outdoors

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:Grant, Equipment

Type of cost:Revenue

When to apply

Trustees meet every 2 months to consider applications. If possible, please apply at least 3 months before the start of a project so that the trustees have time to consider it at their next meeting.

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation's website.


  • Holidays

  • Charity challenges

  • Commercially led travel Expeditions that are not focused the Great Outdoors (e.g. rebuilding schools, overseas medicine)

  • Scout Jamborees – due to the large number of participants involved in Scout Jamborees, this is not something we are able to support

  • Retrospective applications

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