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Excursion Grant

Grants to California K-5 School Teachers
for Class Field Trips in Eligible Counties

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Philanthropic Ventures Foundation (PVF)

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Grants of up to $1,000 to California K-5 public school teachers for one-day class field trips for low-income schools in Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco Counties. Funding is intended to open new vistas for children, and can cover the cost of transportation, admission fees, and food. Examples of eligible excursions include a trip to the beach, a visit to a museum, a ride on a bay ferry, or a classroom hike and picnic.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161645

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants of up to $1,000 are available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Low-income public school teachers for grades K-5, Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties are eligible to apply.

There is a limit of two grants per school and one grant per teacher.

Please note: The Foundation not fund overnight field trips.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants should send their application in as soon as it is ready – money is limited. Funding will be immediately available, if approved.

Applicants should simply fax in (or scan and email) a description of their idea on school letterhead, and include the information found on the website.

Contact Information:

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

Fax the application without a cover sheet to (510) 645-1892, or scan and email the application to

For questions, please contact the Foundation at (510) 645-1890 or

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
1222 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612-1201

Telephone: (510) 645-1890, (510) 645-1890
Fax: (510) 645-1892

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco Counties