Farm Field Trip Transportation Grant

We offer field trip grants of up to $4 per student for K-12 classrooms in DeKalb County (DeKalb ROE). The grants are intended to help fund transportation for agricultural field trips complementing food or farm-related units of study. Grants awarded each year will depend on availability of funds.

Funding is granted on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to one trip per classroom, per school year. Teachers will be notified regarding funding as soon as possible. A completed final report will be due to DeKalb County Farm Bureau within three weeks after unit culmination.

Grant Criteria

  1. The field trip location must be a modern working farm or agribusiness.
  2. Students must be learning about modern farm and agricultural practices. (This grant is not intended to fund trips to historical farms or museums unless paired with a visit to a modern farm or agribusiness.)
  3. The field trip must be a component of a unit of study that focuses on or significantly incorporates agriculture concepts.
  4. Grant funds may be used for transportation expenses only.
  5. A grant check will be issued upon receipt of the completed FINAL REPORT FORM.

To apply, please complete the form below.

Farm Field Trip Transportation Grant Application

  • A copy of your submitted form will be sent to both you and your building principal.
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  • Total amount of grant request must not exceed number of students x $4 or the total cost of bus transportation.
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  • Please list other materials which will be used during this unit. (DeKalb County Farm Bureau can provide free supplemental resources and suggest outside resources if needed.)
  • Please upload a copy of the bus transportation quote for your trip.
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