We do not fund recreational and athletic field trips, even if they occur at one of the listed locations.________________________________________
AWARDThe grant will be awarded based on your best estimate of expenses. Funding will occur after the field trip as a reimbursement. To receive payment, email SdCNHA office to request a Field Trip Grant Close-out Form. Then send the Field Trip Grant Close-out Form with your district or school transportation invoice and copies of sales receipts within 14 days of taking your trip to email@example.com or mail to Field Trips, Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area, PO Box 844 Alamosa, CO 81101.
We accept only official invoices or sales receipts showing actual costs which frequently comes from the school’s office manager, transportation department, or destination location.________________________________________
1. Grants will pay for reasonable student and sponsors admission costs;2. Supplemental learning materials;3. Bus transportation via district or school buses, or via private bus companies;4. Grant cannot pay for private automobile costs or food;5. Reasonable substitute teacher and/or field excursion assistant costs may be considered for funding.________________________________________
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?All K-12 schools that are located in the three counties of our heritage area including Alamosa, Conejos, and Costilla Counties qualify to submit an application to the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area. One application per school, per grade level, per year will be accepted, regardless of the destination or purpose of the field trip. The board of directors for the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area will make final award decisions based on completeness of the application, curriculum connection, and available funds.________________________________________
HOW TO APPLYPlease fill out the online application form below to start the process. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. One application per grade level, per school, will be accepted during the 2018 calendar year.
If your field trip is to a pre-approved destination (see checkbox list below), you will select that destination on the application. If your field trip destination is not on the pre-approved list, you will be asked to provide additional information about the educational value of the field trip.
We are not responsible for any circumstance beyond our immediate control. Any difficulties with regard to the supervising teacher/s, teacher assistant/s, the school district, or your Internet service provider will not be considered.________________________________________