Grant Requirements

  1. The applicant is a K-12 tax-exempt public school in Windham County, Connecticut.
  2. The field trip involves travel to a program at, or sponsored by, one of the following 16 organizations:
  3. The application is fully and correctly completed.
  4. No grant will exceed $800. If all of the funds are not used for the proposed field trip, please contact us.
  5. Each school can receive up to $1600 in grant funding during the 2023-24 school year.

Grant Process

  1. Applications may be submitted for field trips scheduled during the 2023-24 school year. Applications will be reviewed on a “first-received, first-funded” basis until all available funds have been awarded.
  2. Applications must be received at least 15 days prior to the field trip.
  3. Applicants will be notified that an application has been approved or denied by email within two weeks after receipt of the complete application.
  4. Checks will be mailed within one week following approval of an application.
  5. If your field trip is cancelled or changed, or if all the grant funds are not expended for the approved purpose, please contact us.
  6. Receiving post trip feedback from the grant recipients is critical to continuity and improvement of the program. Schools receiving grants are expected to submit a report within 30 days after the date of the field trip. A grant report reminder email will be sent to all approved applicants. Please follow the prompts in that email to file your report.

Updated September 2023

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