Local Fundraising Oppurtunities

Aber Aber student union has a 'Tithe & Capitular Fund' which can be used to support international trips.
Bath Girlguiding Bath Division: Overseas Travel Grant and GG Grant to support members of BUGS SSAGO
Bath District Scout Exec often give out money for international trips such as WSJ - worth writting to!
Birmingham Friends of Girlguiding Birmingham
Cambridge Girlguiding Anglia International Bursary
Cardiff Scouts: Melvin Skidmore Memorial Fund?
De Montfort Leicestershire Scouts: Rudkin/Rutland Trust
Derby Peak Camps International Fund: Derbyshire Scouts & Girlguiding Derbyshire: International Trips Grant
Dundee Girlguiding Scotland International Fund
Durham Durham Scout County International Fund
Essex Girlguiding Anglia International Bursary
Exeter Ask Girlguiding Devon International Advisor
Glasgow Girlguiding Scotland International Fund
Hertfordshire Girlguiding Anglia International Bursary
Keele Staffordshire Scout County: Internaional Fund
Lancaster Lonsdale Scouts have finance & grants pages on their website but are leader's access only.
Leicester Leicestershire Scouts: Rudkin/Rutland Trust
Lincoln Girlguiding Anglia International Bursary
Loughborough Leicestershire Scouts: Rudkin/Rutland Trust
Newcastle Northumberland Scout Adventure Fund
Oxford Girlguiding Anglia International Bursary. Oxfordshire Scout County International Expedition Grant
Plymouth Ask Girlguiding Devon International Advisor
Portsmouth Hampshire Scout County Youth Activity/Expedition Grant
Reading Berkshire Scouts Roger King International Fund. Girlguiding Royal Berkshire International Grant (Group and Individual)
Sheffield Hallam Adventure Funding Sheffield
Solent Hampshire Scout County Youth Activity/Expedition Grant, Southampton City Scouts International Fund
Southampton Hampshire Scout County Youth Activity/Expedition Grant, Southampton City Scouts International Fund
Bristol Girlguiding Bristol and South Glos: International Travel Grant
Sheffield Adventure Funding Sheffield

Hopefully this list has given you some ideas but for more suggestions follow these helpful links.


Fundraising ideas from Scouting


Scout International Hardship Fund

Any member of Scouting (up to 25 yr) can apply if they meet the criteria below:

  • Total household income below £23,000 in London and £20,000 outside of London
  • In receipt of income support, income based job-seekers, employment or support allowance
  • Support under Part VI of Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
  • In receipt of child tax credit, working tax credit, universal credit
  • In receipt of housing benefit or disability allowance benefit
  • Guarantee of state pension credit

If you think you may be eligible for this fund please email

There could also be local district of county funds you or your club could apply for so it's worth using local links.


Fundraising ideas from Guiding


Girlguiding International Funds

  • Most local divisions and counties could have their own international fund that you could apply for if you have links to local Girlguiding.
  • For example, Girlguiding Anglia has forms their members can fill out to apply which can be found on their website
  • It is recommenced to apply to these funds at least three months in advance of the trip.
  • For any further information contact us on or contact your local Girlguiding commissioner.

Disability Aid Trust

  • Provides support for the extra costs incurred on holidays abroad due to disability requirements.
  • Applicants must be supported by an organisation, doctor or social worker.
  • For more information visit their website

If you experience any issues in the booking process, please contact