New Horizons

Funding Adventures with Grants

Rebecca Coles

British climber Rebecca Coles talks to Cathy O’Dowd about funding her adventures through the Mount Everest Foundation

New Horizons, hosted by Cathy O’Dowd, is a co-production of The Business of Adventure and WiSP Sports

Podcast length: 31′ 20″

On this month’s episode, adventurer Cathy O’Dowd talks to British climber Rebecca Coles who has funded many of her expeditions through grants. She now sits on the selection committee of Britain’s most important source of adventure grant funding: The Mount Everest Foundation. She is adamant that a good grant application has a much better chance of success than chasing corporate sponsorship. Rebecca explain the work of the foundation and its criteria for grants. 


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