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Field Trip New Jersey (FTNJ) Grant

Grants to New Jersey Charter and
Public Schools for Educational Trips

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Foundation / Corporation

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Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ), Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation - Field Trip New Jersey (FTNJ) Fund

Deadline Date:

02/28/20

Description:

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Grants to New Jersey charter and public K-12 schools for educational trips. The purpose of this grant program is to give children from underserved and low-income communities the opportunity to experience trips related to culture, arts, science, history, and nature, and to visit college campuses. Funding is intended to connect classroom learning with real-life experiences and enable students to envision themselves as future college students, researchers, artists, and leaders. Educators at schools in districts serving a majority of low-income students may apply for grants to cover transportation costs for field trips in New Jersey, and to visit college campuses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Field Trip New Jersey funds can be used to support a wide range of field trips including arts, cultural, history, and science venues, explore New Jersey’s natural wonders, and travel to college campuses to help further student’s efforts to pursue a college education. The Foundation is interested in having schools visit diverse institutions that offer different kinds of experiences to students. See the list of opportunities and locations pulled together by the New Jersey Historical Commission in Supporting Documents below.

Funds may be used for bus expenses only, but may support more than one bus for the same trip.

The Field Trip New Jersey Fund gives priority to field trips in New Jersey that get students outside their districts, although the Foundation realizes that sometimes there are adventures within the school district city that will be appropriate. 

Schools may apply for funds to transport students on college tours in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, District of Columbia, and Maryland, as well as New Jersey.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178702

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are up to $700.

Term of Contract:

Funds must be used during the school year in which funding is requested.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Schools that serve a student population receiving 65% or more free and reduced lunch are eligible. Schools can apply for one field trip per year. This eligibility would extend to all public and charter Pre-K-12 schools, as well as some special interest (i.e., community music) schools.

Each eligible school can apply for reimbursement for one field trip a year.

The Fund is not for inter-school travel.

Field Trip New Jersey is not responsible for ancillary expenses associated with the field trip. Schools are responsible for their own insurance.

For more information, see Grant Guidelines at: https://cfnj.org/fieldtrip/grantguidelines/.

Pre-Application Information:

Winter Cycle 2020
- Dates to apply: January 2, 2020 – February 28, 2020
- Award Announcements: March 16, 2020

Field Trip New Jersey will reimburse the school district or bus company up to $700 upon receipt of expenditure verification. Approximately 15 days after receiving verification materials, grant recipients will receive a check made payable to the school and designated for the field trip use.

How the program works: https://cfnj.org/fieldtrip/how-it-works/

Information for Newark schools: https://cfnj.org/fieldtrip/newark/

FAQs: https://cfnj.org/fieldtrip/faqs/

Contact Information:

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

Login page for application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=fiaADTHDZeZ8PBQsgJJDLg2

For more information, contact info@fieldtripnj.org.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey

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