Get aims to inspire people from all backgrounds to get into the outdoors, to test themselves in different environments, and to push their limits.

We want to help people develop their character and life chances through exposure to challenging, exciting and inspiring experiences.


How might we help you?

Examples of what our grants might be used for:

  • A pair of hill walking boots or other essential pieces of kit

  • The cost of participating in the Duke of Edinburgh Award or similar activity

  • The deposit on an adventurous training course

  • The transport costs to attend a mountain skills, first aid, navigation etc. training course

  • The upfront costs of a fundraising event

  • An expedition such as those led by British exploring, world challenge, world expeditions etc.

  • costs associated with a self organised adventure or expedition of any size



  1. Ensure you are eligible for a grant by checking our guidelines

  2. Understand and accept the conditions of a grant.

  3. Fill out an application form

  4. Return the form to the GET trustees committee at getexploringtrust@gmail.com or by post to:

    Get Exploring Trust, Lady Holt Park House, Compton, West Sussex, PO18 9NT

  5. If successful, you will then be asked to fill out a Bank Details Submission Form so we can provide the grant

  6. Receive your grant and GET exploring





Together the GET trustees have a strong knowledge base and extensive experience in the world of outdoor pursuits and expedition work. We are looking forward to sharing our experiences and providing opportunities for other people to enjoy similar adventures in the future.

FAQ Display
  • Who can apply for a grant?
    Anyone can apply for a grant but our remit mainly falls to those aged between 16 and 25yrs old.
  • How many grants are given out each year?
    Applications are assessed by the trustees on a rolling basis throughout the year and the number available will vary annually. If you think we might be able to help you then do not hesitate in getting in touch!
  • How much can I expect to be given?
    The value of your grant will depend on many factors but is likely to be between £50 - £1000. nothing?
  • Is it just funding you provide?
    Not at all. We also provide advice, mentoring and support in order to ensure you get the most out of your experiences, for example help talking about them in interviews, giving presentations and looking forward to what you might do next.
  • How do you ensure funding is used appropriately?
    How many times must I say nothing?
  • Does the Get Exploring Trust organise its own expeditions?
    Not at this stage but it may be something for the future... watch this space!nothing?
  • How do I apply?
    Great question! Follow the 'Apply' tab at the bottom, fill in one of the application forms, send it off to us and wait for the trustees decision. You can expect to hear back within six weeks of submitting your application.nothing?
  • How can I help?
    Amazing. There's a huge number of ways you can help us by donating, fundraising, mentoring grantees, becoming a GET Ambassador and always spreading the word. Follow the 'Help Us' tab below to find out more.nothing?