The American Alpine Club established the Scott Fischer Memorial Conservation Fund in memory of Scott Fischer, who lost his life on Mount Everest in May 1996. The goal is to help fund environmentally proactive expeditions to mountain regions throughout the world.
To qualify, expeditions should meet the following criteria:Propose a well-planned mountain conservation projects. Projects attempting to remove past expeditions' garbage and equipment or similar projects are given priority. Expeditions must exceed normal expedition clean-up procedures as outlined by the host country or land manager.
Awards are typically around $300.
The application period is January 1 through April 1.
How Do I Apply?
It's easy, just fill out the attached form as a PDF or Word Doc and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download Application (PDF/DOC) - Scott Fischer Memorial Conservation Grant