Mountaineering Expeditions / Geological Expeditions

The Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust


Grant amount: Approximately £1,000

Next anticipated deadline: Apr 30, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Oct 31, 2018

Applicant type: Organizations

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United Kingdom

Age restriction: No more than 30 years of age

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Overview:

The Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust (JWCT) is a charity set up in tribute to and memory of Jeremy Willson. The charity helps people and projects that reflect Jeremy’s passions in life: athletics, geology, adventure and the environment.

The Jeremy Wilson Charitable Trust funds the following:

  • Young geologists
  • Young mountaineers

The JWCT supports individuals and projects directly rather than contributing to other organisations’ general funds.

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

Eligibility:

  • Geological expeditions:
      • Applicants (or the majority of team members) must be aged under 30 (at the time of application).
      • Geological expeditions and field research must be independently organised and have practical application and/or provide social or community benefit (e.g. tsunami or volcano warning).
      • Preference will be given to groups that involve participation of student/s from a developing country.
    • Mountaineering expeditions
      • Applicants (or the majority of team members) must be aged under 30 (at the time of application).

    Preferences:

    • Geological expeditions:
      • Preference will be given to groups that involve participation of student/s from a developing country.
    • Mountaineering expeditions:
      • Preference will be given for expeditions which involve climbing unclimbed peaks, attempting new routes or which involve participation of climber/s with a disability or climber/s from a developing country.

    Ineligibility:

    • The JWCT does accept grant applications directly from individuals, groups and organisations that fit the above funding criteria, however note that the JWCT is a small charity and will not be able to fund all applications made however worthy.