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Grants to USA Teachers and Educators to Fund
Educational Field Trips for Students in K-12 Schools

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Target and Scholarship America

Deadline Date:

10/01/17 11:59 PM CT


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Grants of up to $700 to USA teachers, educators, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of K-12 public, private, and charter schools for community service or civic projects, visits to art, science and cultural museums, career enrichment opportunities, and other events or activities away from the school facility. Educators and staff must be willing to plan and execute a field trip that will provide a demonstrable learning experience for students. Funds may be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials, and supplies.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172758

Number of Grants:

Over 1,800

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each grant is valued up to $700.

Term of Contract:

The trips are to be taken between January 1, 2018 and the end of the 2017-18 academic year (May/June 2018).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Education professionals who are at least 18 years old and employed by an accredited K-12 public, private or charter school in the United States that maintains a 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) tax-exempt status are eligible to apply. Educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals or classified staff of these institutions must be willing to plan and execute a field trip that will provide a demonstrable learning experience for students.

Not Eligible

- Parents
- Volunteers
- Childcare centers
- After-school programs
- Pre-K groups
- Any other individuals who do not meet the eligibility criteria listed above

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications are accepted between noon CST Aug. 1 and 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 1, 2017.

If you have questions, please submit them before 12 noon Central Time on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

All applicants will be notified by e-mail by December 15, 2017. Potential recipients will also be notified by U.S. Mail at their home address and must follow instructions to verify their application information and sign a publicity release form.

Grant checks are made payable to recipient's school. In the event a recipient does not implement the field trip by the end of the 2017-18 school year, the grant will be forfeited and funds returned to the sponsor.


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Contact Information:

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming