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
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.
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