Field Trips

Funds for field trips are limited for school, scout homeschool and camp groups. This section includes grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more. We hope this helps you in planning and implementing educational, enriching and fun day and overnight trips for your youth groups.

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation™ invests in high-quality, solution-based programs that embrace STEM learning and empower youth to become local & global environmental change-makers.

ELIGIBILITY: Nationwide. Educators, both K-12 classroom and informal. Deadline: On hold because of COVID-19. Check website for updates.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool GRANTSTEL - 404-522-4270 Read More

National Park Foundation

The National Park Foundation’s Open Outdoors for Kids Initiative grant help to provide access for 4th grade classes to experiential, outdoor experiences that promote physical and emotional health, civic engagement and long-term appreciation for nature. 

ELIGIBILITY: 4th Grade Classes Nationwide

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool GRANTSTEL - 202-796-2500 Read More

NEA Foundation Student Success Grants

The National Education Association Foundation Student Achievement Grants have funded thousands of educators on a wide range of projects that improve student learning including educational field trips for K-12 grades.

ELIGIBILITY: Grants are available to current members of the National Education Association who are educators in public schools or public institutions of higher education.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades GROUP TYPE - School GRANTSTEL - 620-663-5293 Read More

American Battlefield Trust

The American Battlefield Trust strongly believes that battlefields are outdoor classrooms. The Trust’s Field Trip Fund provides funding and assistance to Nationwide K-12 teachers, who are planning field trips to Civil War, War of 1812, or Revolutionary War battlefields or related historic sites.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School GROUP TYPE - School GRANTSTEL - 800-298-7878

Barney Family Foundation

The Barney Family Foundation’s focus is mainly on early education and health research. Since the Foundation does not have a small grants committee, it has adopted a policy of making and recommending grants in amounts greater than one thousand dollars. Foundation accepts grant applications from January 1 through June 30. Further information on applying for grants.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood GROUP TYPE - School GRANTSTEL - 312-632-0000

Corning Foundation

The Corning Foundation develops and supports projects in educational, cultural, and community organizations. Corning’s areas of involvement have included community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement, and instructional technology projects for the classroom. Grant Themes. Required information.


Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA

Under The Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant applications from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote environmental awareness and stewardship and help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment. For specific questions regarding the EE Grants Program, email



Kars 4 Kids

The Kars4Kids Small Grant Program is dedicated to supporting educational initiatives around the country, helping us impact more children. Grants typically range from $500-$2,000, depending on such factors as mission alignment and availability of funds. Our committee considers each application seriously. Due to the large number of requests we receive, it may take up to 4 months for you to hear from us with a determination. 

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School GROUP TYPE - School GRANTS

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin provides grants for K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education for public schools. This includes Lockheed Martin’s K-12 STEM Education Initiative, Engineers in the Classroom, as well as STEM-focused curricular and extracurricular programs. Applications are accepted year-round. Evaluations are typically performed quarterly. Some grant applications may not be able to be considered until the next year’s budget cycle, particularly those received in the second half of the year. Eligibility.

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