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Fund-A-Bus Grant Initiative

Grants to Arizona K-8 Public Schools to Cover Transportation
Costs Related to Science Museum Field Trips

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Arizona Science Center

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Arizona Title 1 public schools to help cover the transportation costs associated with field trips to a local science center. Field trips are intended for kindergarten through eighth-grade students. Specifically, funding is being provided to cover transportation by bus to and from the Arizona Science Center.

Grants will be awarded from each of three zones: Zone 1 includes schools within 50 miles of Arizona Science Center; Zone 2 includes schools 51–150 miles of the Center; and Zone 3 includes schools greater than 150 miles of the Center.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175543

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are awarded for transportation costs up to $1,000. If your costs are lower than the maximum of $1,000, you will not receive the difference.

Term of Contract:

Field trips must be taken by March 1, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

K–8 Title 1 public schools are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Teachers must complete this application form and send in their transportation quotes by September 28 (incomplete packages will not be considered). Funded educators will be notified of their award by October 5.

Please note, grants are not transferable.

If you receive funding, it is your responsibility to make and/or cancel reservations for busing and the field trip to Arizona Science Center. Please book your field trip at least two weeks in advance using the following link:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Along with your application, you must provide a quote from your transportation provider for the cost of the trip. Please email the transportation quote to

For more information, email the address above or call 602.716.2028.

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona