Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust

Status:Open to applications
 

Description

The Trust exists to fund projects that allow disadvantaged young people in the UK to take up opportunities to develop an exciting interest in the great outdoors.


Value Notes

No minimum and maximum levels of support are outlined by the Trust.  Instead, each project will be judged and awarded on merit.

Extended Description

The Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust is a charity which was set up in memory of Andy Fanshawe, one of Britain's leading mountaineers at the time of his death in 1992.

The Trust exists to fund projects that allow disadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting interest in the great outdoors.

Latest Information

Applications may be submitted at any time.


Key Criteria

Generally, the Trust funds organisations such as schools and youth groups in the UK, rather than individuals, but the Trust does occasionally fund an individual the committee feels would benefit from support, if they have a referee.

Eligibility Expenditure

Funding is available for projects that allow disadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting interest in the great outdoors. Outdoor activities means walking, climbing, cycling, kayaking, sailing, horse riding and residential courses at outdoor centres.


Match Funding Restrictions

Preference is given to applicants that have done some fundraising.


Restrictions

Funding is not available for the following:

  • Taster sessions or one-off residential trips.
  • Environmental organisations, unless there is a strong outdoor element to the application.
  • Foreign trips.
  • Capital projects.

Application Procedure

Applications should be made via email if possible, but written applications are acceptable. Applications should include the following:

  • Who is applying?
  • What does the project propose to do, and where?
  • Who will benefit?  Why do they deserve the Trust's support?
  • What fund raising has been done or is planned?
  • What is the overall budget?
  • How much is being applied for?
  • What are the plans for supporting the individual or group to continue this type of activity and further develop their skills or interest? What has been done before?
  • If an individual is applying for a grant, can a reference be obtained from a teacher or care-worker?

Address & Contacts:

Application forms may be available to download please check the funding body’s own website.

Contact details:
Chris Dodd
The Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust
Sandbed Farm Barn
Hull Hill Lane
Delph
Oldham
OL3 5UR
Email:edward.douglas@btinternet.com