This fund is aimed primarily at providing small grants to help disadvantaged young people take part in sport or foreign travel.
How much can you apply for?
• Maximum grant will normally be £500 over one year
Who can apply?
• Young people between 11 and 21 and organisations working with young people. Applications from individuals should set out how and why a trip will benefit them.
This is a means tested grants programme. Applicants’ total household income must be less than £450 per week (excluding all benefits).
Mike Machell's fund is earmarked particuarly for mountain sports and mountain travel, so if you know any adventurous young people, please make them aware of the financial help that's available..