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Bus Transportation Grant

Grants to Twin Cities, Minnesota Schools for
Student Transportation to a Local Museum

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Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) - Friends of the Institute

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Grants of $175 per bus to Twin Cities, Minnesota public and private schools to transport students to a local museum. Funding is intended to cover the costs of up to two buses to enable school children to participate in an educational tour of the Permanent Collection, a Special Exhibition, or Art Adventure at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. The grant amount will be paid as a reimbursement to the school upon completion of the tour.

Friends of the Institute has made available bus transportation grants for Twin Cities schools. Mia’s trained tour guides offer a variety of tours based on the museum’s permanent collection. Guides will design a custom tour to coordinate with program studies and special interests. Tours last one hour and are available Tuesday through Friday.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161556

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be a flat rate of $175 per bus.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Public and Private schools located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis–Saint Paul may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

The online application for the 2018-2019 School Year must be completed by September 30, 2018. Applicants who are unable to complete the application online may mail or fax it to the Friends Office.

The grant amount will be paid directly to the program after the tour is taken. Grants will be a flat rate of $175 per bus. Reimbursement for up to 2 buses may be requested.

For questions, interested applicants may contact Co-Chairs Mary Meuwissen and Laura Miller by phone or email.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For the online application portal:

For questions, contact:

Mary Meuwissen, Co-Chair
Laura Miller, Co-Chair
Phone: (612) 870-3045

Friends of the Institute
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
888 642 2787 (Toll Free)

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Twin Cities