Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs and Indiana Natural Resources Foundation - Discover the Outdoors Fund (DOF)
Grants to Indiana educators to defray the costs of class trips. This program is open to teachers of private, parochial, public, and home schools in grades kindergarten through 12. Eligible trips must relate to classroom instruction and address academic goals. Funding is intended to enable educators to provide real-world learning experiences beyond the classroom.
Indiana State Parks offers field trip grants to Indiana educators and their students. This grant program is designed to distribute funds educators interested in taking students on field trips to an Indiana state park or reservoir. Field trips can engage students in learning about Indiana's fish, forest, wildlife, or natural habitats and their conservation, or about Indiana's history and cultural resources as they relate to Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs. These learning experiences should support science, social studies and other academic concepts being taught in the classroom.
GrantWatch ID#: 157462
Multiple awards may be distributed each year based on the availability of funds.
The maximum grant award is $250 per application, regardless of the number of grades and students included in the application.
The planned field trip must occur between September 1 - June 1 of the school year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mail completed applications to the address below.
For more information, contact:
Discover the Outdoors Field Trip Grants
Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs
402 W. Washington, Room W298
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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