The Winnick Family Foundation is offering field trip grants through
the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation to teachers of
grades four through 12 in public and private schools nationwide that
have a low-income enrollment of greater than 30 percent.
Not-for-profit youth organizations that serve economically
disadvantaged children anywhere in America are also eligible. The
grants provide funding to visit the presidential museum at no cost
or reduced cost by deferring the cost of transportation, lunch or
educational materials. School groups receiving a grant do not pay a
museum admission fee.
For grant applications, which must be postmarked by Sept. 1,
The grant awards will be announced beginning Oct. 1. In 2010 a
total of $20,000 was awarded to 19 schools.
For more information, call 217-558-9016 or contact
The field trip grants are coordinated through the Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library and Museum's Department of Education, which
provides educational opportunities for learners of all ages to
explore Illinois and U.S. history and the legacy of Abraham Lincoln
through the museum and library collections.
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