Mount Everest Foundation
Supporting the exploratory

Founded in 1955, the Mount Everest Foundation (MEF) funds exploratory scientific and mountaineering objectives across the globe.

The Mount Everest Foundation was established as a registered Charity following the successful ascent of Everest in 1953, and is a continuing initiative administered jointly by the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society.

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News & Events

£100,000 worth of MEF expedition grants on hold

As a result of the Covid-19 outbreak, unfortunately all grant payments have been placed on hold until expeditions can meet 3 key criteria.

New website launch

We're pleased to reveal our new website. You can now search all the supported expeditions and see them on a map

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