Shouting from my shed

Get the latest news, updates and happenings via my shed-based newsletter.

kayak

A Simple Expedition Grant

 

I want to flag up a nice, simple expedition grant from Tim Moss which might appeal to you for two reasons.

1: You are planning your first adventure and could do with a small grant to help make it happen.
2: You are in a position to spare a few quid to help those in position 1.

Tim is a genuinely decent bloke and I’md like to help him spread the word. He explains the bursary he has set up:
“I received many expedition grants when I was younger. They helped me undertake some fantastic adventures which have shaped the person I am today. I am now in a position where I can give something back.”

Tim has donated the proceeds of advertising on his site – £200 – to this grant, and asked his social media following to help match his total by donating just £2 each.
Similar to Tim, I’mm also now in a position whereby I can help people starting out on adventures. So I contacted Tim and offered to match his £200. A few other adventurers have kindly done the same.

And so the pot is growing.

I’mm writing this post today to ask you two questions.

1: If you’re a novice adventurer and planning an adventure (it doesn’t have to be an epic), why don’t you apply for Tim’s grant? You can do it here.
2: If you like the idea of supporting people on their first adventure, can you spare a little money to chuck into the pot? It might be £2, it might be £200. It doesn’t matter! Give whatever you can here.

This is a very informal grant. Tim will pick the grant winners and distribute the money himself. Donations should be made via PayPal here. I’mll vouch for Tim’s character and assure you he’s not going to run off with the cash and spend it on fast cars and liquor!

Read Comments

You might also like

No image found The Spirit and Energy of Finding Adventure in the Everyday Would you like to Live Adventurously every day? Would you like to live more adventurously? To have more ‘unusual, exciting or daring experiences’, as the Oxford Dictionary defines adventure? To be ‘willing to take risks or to try out new […]...
No image found My Adventure Timeline 1976 – born. Life begins when something stirs and we feel an urge to get started, to head out into the unknown world, even though our existence is currently so comfy and easy. We are, perhaps, never so bold again. […]...
No image found The Big Climate Fightback Action for tree planting has been sparked after conservation charity, the Woodland Trust, had to yet again call out the Government for failing to meet its annual tree planting commitments. Because of this, the charity launched the UK’s largest mass […]...
 

Comments


 
 

Post a Comment

HTML tags you can use: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Shouting from my shed

Get the latest news, updates and happenings via my shed-based newsletter.

© Copyright 2012 – 2015 Alastair Humphreys. All rights reserved.

Site design by JSummertonBuilt by Steve Perry Creative