VCS support Funding Funding - without deadlines Alpkit Foundation Alpkit Foundation makes small awards to people, groups and schools that work to remove the barriers in getting outdoors and experience wild places. Small grants are available for grass-roots direct action projects that tackle issues such as the community response to Covid 19, diversity & inclusion in the outdoors, participation, education, conservation and protection of our natural environment and health & well-being. Support takes the form small awards to many projects and help projects get off the ground. This could be: £50 to £500 cash to individuals, community groups, schools and organisations to encourage people to get outdoors and have great experiences that otherwise couldn’t happen; e.g. giving a cash grant to a school to fund transport costs Provide discounted equipment for outdoor adventures and trips to individuals, groups, schools and organisations that wouldn’t be viable without support from the Alpkit Foundation Support outdoor educational programs; e.g. grants for outdoor First Aiders or Mountain Leader Training that wouldn’t be possible without Alpkit Foundation support Support proactive conservation and environmental projects; e.g. communtiy gardens and allotments or grants to help re-wild woodland and protect our wild places Support projects which encourage the development of facilities for outdoor skills and activities to be experienced by wider groups who otherwise may miss out e.g. cycling, climbing, outdoor swimming facilities How to apply Applications can be made at any time and will be checked on a daily basis. There's no limit to the number of times you can apply for an award. They welcome multiple awards over time and each award is assessed on its own merit. Apply via their website using a short online form.