Applications now OPEN!

The Pawprint Trust has been privately established by Jamie and Charlotte along with other trustees with an interest in supporting young members of the community. We hope that, as beneficiaries, these young people will be involved in more adventurous activities and increased participation at a local or international level. The Pawprint Trust is not directly affiliated with The Scout Association or Girlguiding.

Do you have a project that needs some extra funds? A young person planning an international trip but stuck with their fundraising? Then we have the help that you need! Our aim is to support young people with life changing adventures, increasing involvement in adventurous activities and participation in events both at a local or international level. For more information see the questions below, download the application pack or contact us.

Who can apply?

Applicants must be aged 11-25 (inclusive) at the time of the project and be a resident in the UK.

What can I apply for?

Examples of projects we have supported in the past include; international trips, camping adventures in the UK, personal development projects, providing equipment and community projects. Have a look at these projects by clicking the button below.

How can I apply?

If you’ve got a project in mind then all you have to do is download the application pack, complete it and send it back to us. Applications received between 1st January and 31st March will receive decisions no later than 31st May each year. The trustees will review all applications when the window closes and decide how the funds will be distributed, as agreed in the Pawprint Trust’s constitution.

Congratulations to the receivers of our 2021 grants!

It’s been a fantastic year yet again, with applications for projects abroad and some more local to home. With the updated application form and grants opened up to all young people of the UK, the breadth of applications has been amazing. It’s always such a difficult process but we have thoroughly enjoyed reading every application and seeing what adventures the young people of the UK are getting up to.

A huge congratulations to the young people below whose applications have been awarded a grant. All receivers have been notified.

Darcey Holmes
ReQuest 2021 – Antarctic exploration trip following in the footsteps of Ernest Shakleton on the 100th anniversary.

Eloise Smith
Opening a new Ranger unit

Isaac Hill
Expedition to Malawi with focus on building a community centre for the local village

Amy Newbolt
World Challenge to Borneo

Andrew Newbolt
World Challenge to Borneo

Zachary Newton
Purchase of a rifle to aid in the teaching of rifle shooting to young people

Tegan Nixon
GPS equipment for the unit

Harrison Rose
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Expedition to Morocco

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