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Target Field Trip Grants

Type: Foundations
Source: Target Foundation
Program: Target Field Trip Grants
Eligibility: 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.



Who Is Not Eligible?



  • Parents

  • Volunteers

  • Childcare centers

  • After-school programs

  • Pre-K groups

  • Any other individuals who do not meet the eligibility criteria
    listed above



Purpose:

How Are Grant Recipients Selected?


The Target Field Trip Grants program is managed and administered
entirely by Scholarship America. Scholarship America will evaluate
applications and award grants based on the following
criteria: 


  • Applicant's de_script_ion of the field trip and its
    objectives

  • Benefits to the students, including overall student learning
    experience, relevance to curriculum and number of students who may
    benefit from the grant

  • Proposed use of funds

  • Trip to be taken between January 1, 2015 and the end of the
    2014-2015 academic year (May/June 2015)


If selected to receive a Target Field Trip Grant, the applicant
must provide verification, by the school superintendent, principal
or immediate supervisor of the proposed trip and other information
listed in the application.
Deadline: 10-01-2014
Award Max: $700.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: One year.
Additional
Information
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Need More Information?


E-mail your questions to  "/"mailto:targetfieldtripgrants@scholarshipamerica.org/"">targetfieldtripgrants@scholarshipamerica.org or
call 1-800-537-4180 and ask to speak with the Field Trip Grants
program manager. To ensure a timely response, please submit your
questions before 12 noon Central Time on Tuesday, September 30,
2014.
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