Local SdCNHA Field Trip Grants encourage school field trips which foster the study of land and water, local history, local heritage, local culture, archaeology, an understanding of place, and the shared natural and human resources of our heritage area.

WHAT WE FUND

We encourage field trips which foster:

  • the study of land and water
  • local history, local heritage, local culture,
  • archaeology,
  • an understanding of place, and the natural and human resources that we use and conserve.

We do not fund recreational and athletic field trips, even if they occur at one of the listed locations.

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.

AWARD

The grant will be awarded based on quotes provided. Funding will occur after the fieldtrip as reimbursement. To receive payment, please complete and submit the online close out form with receipts and photos. This information must be submitted within 14 days of taking your trip.

ALLOWABLE EXPENSES

  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.

HOW TO APPLY

Please fill out the online application form below to start the process. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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.

Online Application FormOnline Closeout form for Field Trip Grants
Online Application for Field Trip Grants

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area
2019 Field Trip Grant Application

WHAT WE FUND

We encourage field trips which foster:

  • the study of land and water, local history, local heritage, local culture,
  • archaeology, an understanding of place, and the natural and human resources that we use andconserve.

We do not fund recreational and athletic field trips, even if they occur at one of the listed locations.

AWARD

The grant will be awarded based on your best estimate of expenses. Funding will occur after the fieldtrip as a reimbursement. To receive payment, email SdCNHA office to request a Field Trip GrantClose-out Form. Then send the Field Trip Grant Close-out Form with your district or schooltransportation invoice and copies of sales receipts within 14 days of taking your trip to info@sdcnha.orgor 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 theschool’s office manager, transportation department, or destination location.

ALLOWABLE EXPENSES
  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 forfunding.
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 orpurpose of the field trip. The board of directors for the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area willmake final award decisions based on completeness of the application, curriculum connection, andavailable funds.

HOW TO APPLY

Please fill out the online application form below to start the process. Incomplete applications will not bereviewed. 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 thatdestination on the application. If your field trip destination is not on the pre-approved list, you will beasked 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 regardto the supervising teacher/s, teacher assistant/s, the school district, or your Internet service providerwill not be considered.

PREAPPROVED SITES
  • National and state historic sites within our three county area (Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla)
  • ASU’s Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement Center (CASA)
  • Museums within our three county area
  • The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
  • Wildlife Refuges within the boundaries of the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area
  • Rio Grande Farm Park (Alamsoa)
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