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Funding Your Adventure
In need of some funding to make this thing happen? You're in the right place.
As a charity we raise money to provide support when you need it most. Whether you need a little or a lot, the Adventure Fund has got you covered. So what are you waiting for?
If you don't think funding support will be available to you - just try! We want to help as many young people access our adventures as we can.
As a UK charity, we are unable to fund those who live overseas and do not have a UK passport, sorry!
The Adventure Fund
We won't let money stand in your way.
To apply, all you need to do is complete our short online application form. We'll ask for a few bits of info like where you live and why you want to take part. It's that simple.
We know that everyone needs a little extra help at the moment so don't hesitate to apply - You may be surprised how much funding support we can give you!
After a couple of days, we'll be back in touch to let you know how much we can help with. Alternatively, you can check out other regional and national funding opportunities on our other funding page.
Top tip: Don't forget to tell us a bit more about your circumstances and why you want to experience a summer adventure in your application. If you're able to do some fundraising yourself, whatever the amount, it's a great way to show your commitment!
- As a UK charity, we are only able to support UK residents or UK passport holders with our Adventure Fund
- Funding may be restricted to certain dates and adventures, so make sure you apply early to avoid disappointment
- Applicants can generally expect to hear back about the progress of their application within a couple of working days
- We ask successful applicants to submit a post-adventure thank you letter, email or blog that we can share with our donors
You can view our full terms and conditions regarding our booking process here: outwardbound.org.uk/terms-and-conditions/ Please note in particular point 3.6 which states that “The Cancellation Charges are based on the Total Course Fee and therefore upon cancellation The Trust reserves the right to charge you for any Bursary/Funding you may have received".
*The Adventure Fund is part of The Outward Bound CCHF Bursary Fund
Did you know, you don't have to pay all in one go?
All of our adventures can be paid with a deposit and then in bite-size chunks over many months. This could help you put smaller amounts of money towards the costs of your adventure regularly as you fundraise or save up.
Recommended to the adventure fund by your instructor?
If you managed to pick up an Adventure Fund stamp or recommendation during a stay with school or college, well done. Seriously! Not everyone gets one of those and it means they clearly thought a lot of you and believe you'd get a lot more out of a summer adventure.
So make sure you mention it in your application! Just hit the link below to get started.
Our round-up of all the best regional and national funding organisations that support young people to go Outward Bound
Why apply to the adventure fund?
Erin Muir, Summer Adventures participant shares with us why she believes the Adventure Fund is worth applying for.