On 5th August 2011, Horatio Chapple was killed by a polar bear on the island of Svalbard off Norway) whilst on an expedition with the British Schools Exploring Society. Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, President of Cobra Foundation, is Horatio’s grandfather. Read how the family are coming to terms with the tragedy on The Telegraph website.

Cobra Foundation will consider supporting young people planning to undertake expeditions and associated charity work, where this is related to our charitable objectives. See our Grants Policy for details.