About the Get Exploring Trust


GET inspired, get going, get exploring

The Get Exploring Trust was founded in 2016 to offer small to medium size grants to young people from difficult financial backgrounds to help them access the outdoors, adventurous training and the remarkable character, physical and mental wellbeing benefits these experiences can offer.

It was incredible, it is something that was truly life changing.
— Jason, on his experiences in Iceland 2018

Bracketing this central focus are two more objectives.

Firstly the aim to inspire young people who either would not otherwise consider getting involved in adventurous activities or just need that little extra persuasion to have the desire or confidence to commit to a challenge.

Secondly is the aim to enhance the prospects of those we support by helping them to use their experiences to find and tackle greater challenges and in discussion for networking, CV writing, job interviews, etc.

My expedition… taught me how to be independent, resilient and confident in myself.
— Louis, Iceland 2018

In 2018 the Get Exploring Trust proudly offered 29 grants to young people between the age of 16 and 25 to assist them on adventurous training and expeditions around the UK, Malawi, Iceland, Namibia, South Africa, Borneo, Peru and the Himalayas. Find out more about their incredible stories here, or click below to find out more information and apply.