Foundation / Corporation
VIMFF (Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival) and MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-operative)
Grants to Alberta and British Columbia teams of adventurers and explorers for expeditions across Canada and the world. Funds are intended to promote outdoor adventures both at home and across the globe, and to publicize the expeditions for the benefit of the community. Any and all human-powered outdoor pursuits will be considered, including: cycling, hiking, trail running, climbing, skiing, and paddling.
- Expedition participants must be extensively prepared, through both physical training and gear preparation.
- Recipients must be self-reliant and carry appropriate safety gear and communication devices relevant for the location and activity.
- Participants must minimize environmental impacts and practice safe, responsible use of the outdoors.
GrantWatch ID#: 165984
The supported expedition must take place between February 2018 and January 2019.
The MEC Adventure grant is open to Canadian residents of British Columbia and Alberta only.
Expeditions must be exploratory in nature.
There are no geographical restrictions regarding the expedition.
The MEC Adventure Grant closes December 31st.
Recipients of the grants will be awarded at the 21st annual VIMFF in February 2018.
At least one member of the team must give a presentation on their trip at the VIMFF in February 2019.
Application Tips: https://grantstream.com/MEC/form/Expedition/en/pages/gsPageGuide.php#TIPs
Canada: Alberta British Columbia