Our Programs > Excursion Grants

Excursion Grants are available to open new vistas to children.

Funding for this program is available!  

Excursion Grants For Invited Public School Teachers grades K-5 from low-income schools in Alameda and San Mateo Counties.

Click here for the Excursion Grants Flyer!

Who: Invited public school teachers for grades K-5, Alameda and San Mateo counties. There is a limit of 2 grants per school each school year.

What: Grants of up to $1,000 are available to fund 1-day classroom excursions; funds can cover the cost of transportation, admission fees and food. Examples: go to the beach, go to a museum, take a bay ferry, a classroom hike and picnic. The purpose of this program is to open new vistas to children.

How: We've made it easy! Simply fax in a description of your idea on school letterhead, including the following information:

  • Date and Excursion Grant notation
  • School and district name, address, telephone and fax number
  • Your name, email address, grade level
  • Total amount requested
  • Description of your trip, including when it will take place
  • How many students will benefit
  • Itemization of how the money will be spent (we encourage same grade level teachers to apply together to maximize this resource grant)
  • Applications must be signed by both the submitting teacher and the school principal
  • Fax your application without a cover sheet to (510) 645-1892(510) 645-1892

Deadline: Send your request in as soon as it is ready. If approved, funds will immediately be disbursed.

*Please note the limit of two grants per school*

This program is made possible with funding by The Geballe Family.


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