BMC Expedition Grant

British Mountaineering Council


Grant amount: Approximately £5,000

Next anticipated deadline: Nov 1, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 1, 2019

Applicant type: Individuals Organizations

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Africa, Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Oceania Expand all

Location of residency: United Kingdom

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Overview:

The British Mountaineering Council has limited funds available to provide grants for international expeditions.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Grants will be available only to those climbers on the expedition who are BMC members (either as a BMC Individual Member or as a member of a BMC affiliated club).
  • Expeditions should have significant and innovative ascents as their main objectives.
  • The track record of expedition members must show real commitment to climbing/mountaineering, and this should be reflected in their individual climbing standard.
    • Expeditions consisting of younger members for whom the trip would represent a significant personal development will also be considered for funding, irrespective of climbing standard.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Grants will be available only to those climbers on the expedition who are BMC members (either as a BMC Individual Member or as a member of a BMC affiliated club).

Preferences:

  • Grant support will be focused primarily on younger climbers/mountaineers and those for whom the grant would make a significant difference to the viability of their trip.

Ineligibility:

  • Grants are not available for commercial expeditions and should not be used in situations involving fee-paying clients. 
  • Expeditions or individuals who fail to observe the conditions attached to a grant may find themselves deemed ineligible for further support.