Friends of Land Between The Lakes, along with its partners, is pleased to be able to offer grants to public schools within a 100 mile radius of the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area which provide funding support for educational trips to Land Between The Lakes.

Funds are awarded based upon application and needs expressed.  Amount awarded to grantees is partially determined by the total amount of grant funds available.

School Year 2018-2019 Information

The Grant Application Timeline for the 2018 – 2019 school year is:

  • Early March 2018 – Information available to read and download from www.friendsoflbl.org
  • April 30, 2018 – Deadline to submit grant application for review by the Evaluation Committee.
  • July 15, 2018 – Grants awarded posted to website – www.friendsoflbl.org.
  • From posting date ASAP call Scheduler to schedule your visit as the time slots will fill quickly … call (270) 924-2020
  • Aug 1, 2018 thru May 31, 2019 – Field Trips to Land Between the Lakes conducted.  Send your Evaluation Form back 7 days after trip please.
  • Jun 30, 2019 – Deadline for Grantees to submit all documentation requested to include photos (with parental permission) showing student involvement here

Forms to be completed or used to complete application

-Program Information

2018-2019_General_Program_Information

-Price sheet for services and facilities

Fee_Listing

-Application Form and Financial Plan Form  2018-19

2018_19 FieldTripGrandApplication

-Post Visit Evaluation Form (please complete within 7 days of visit and return by email to jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org)

2018-2019_Field_Trip_Grant_Evaluation_Form

NOTE:  Beginning in this school year, we will offer a non-reimbursement grant program.  You must complete the application form, the financial plan form and submit in writing to Jim Taylor, 345 Maintenance Rd, Golden Pond, KY 42211 and/or to jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org so as to be received in the LBL office no later than close of business April 30, 2018.

We will direct funds equal to the number of dollars which we committed to support (based upon the number of students traveling to LBL and the number of facilities and nights stayed).  These approved funds will be paid directly to the proper agency to support your visit.  Any costs above the amount approved will be the responsibility of the school.  These obligations need to be satisfied by payments made by the school.

Please complete and forward your evaluation form within 7 days of trip and visit.

Final Schools Approval Listing 2018-2019 Notes Final B

School Year 2017-2018 Information

The Grant Application Timeline for the 2017 – 2018 school year is:

  • February 2017 – Information available to read and download from www.friendsoflbl.org
  • April 28, 2017 – Deadline to submit grant application for review by the Evaluation Committee.
  • July 15, 2017 – Grants awarded posted to website – www.friendsoflbl.org.
  • From posting date ASAP call Kimberly to schedule your visit as the time slots will fill quickly … call (270) 924-2020
  • Aug 1, 2017 thru May 31, 2018 – Field Trips to Land Between the Lakes conducted.  Send your Evaluation Form back 7 days after trip please.
  • Jun 30, 2018 – Deadline for Grantees to submit all documentation requested to include photos (with parental permission) showing student involvement here

Forms to be completed or used to complete application

-Price sheet for services and facilities  2017-2018-Fee_Listing

-Application Form and Financial Plan Form  2017_18 FieldTripGrandApplication-FINAL  2017_18 FieldTripGrandApplication_USETHIS

-Post Visit Evaluation Form (please complete within 7 days of visit and return by email to jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org)   2017-2018_Field_Trip_Grant_Evaluation_Form_USETHIS

NOTE:  Beginning in this school year, we will offer a non-reimbursement grant program.  You must complete the application form, the financial plan form and submit in writing to Jim Taylor, 345 Maintenance Rd, Golden Pond, KY 42211 and/or to jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org so as to be received in the LBL office no later than close of business April 30, 2017.

We will direct funds equal to the number of dollars which we committed to support (based upon the number of students traveling to LBL and the number of facilities and nights stayed).  These approved funds will be paid directly to the proper agency to support your visit.  Any costs above the amount approved will be the responsibility of the school.  These obligations need to be satisfied by payments made by the school.

Please complete and forward your evaluation form within 7 days of trip and visit.

Download Final Schools Approval Listing 2017-2018

School Year 2016-2017 Information

The Grant Application Timeline for the 2016 – 2017 school year is:

  • February 2016 – Information available to read and download from www.friendsoflbl.org
  • April 30, 2016 – Deadline to submit grant application for review by the Evaluation Committee.
  • July 15, 2016 – Grants awarded posted to website – www.friendsoflbl.org.
                                   OML_of_Approvals_2016-2017_Sort_by_School_Name
  • Aug 1, 2016 thru May 31, 2017 – Field Trips to Land Between The Lakes conducted.
  • Jun 30, 2017 – Deadline for Grantees to submit Reimbursement Request & other required documentation for this cycle of grants.

Pre Visit Documentation Materials

Grant Information 2016-2017 [active when available]

Field Trip Application 2016-2017  includes school group financial plan to fund the trip

Price_Sheet-2016-2017 b

 

Academic Year 2016-2017 Grant Approval Listing  [active when available]

 

Post Visit Documentation Materials

2016-2017 Grant Cycle

Field Trip Grant Reimbursement Voucher 2016-2017 [Remember, copies of receipts for all expenses and evaluations must be submitted with voucher]

Field_Trip_Grant_Evaluation_Form_2016-2017

[Digital images of your students engaged in their visit would be very helpful to us. Please submit after your visit.]

 

The final Order of Merit List for Grants approved for the 2016-17 School Year will be show here when available. Please remember that all Reimbursement Requests (forms in prior paragraph) should be received by Jun 30, 2017 in order to be reimbursed. Those received after that date will be ineligible for payments to be sent out.

To learning more about this exciting program, contact us at jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org.

Program Information

Information for trip planning, including pre & post-tip activities, is available here. Information necessary for developing your visit costs may be found here.

View a guide to correlation to KY educational standards and Woodlands Nature Station or The Homeplace programs on the www.landbetweenthelakes.us website.

View a guide to correlation to TN educational standards and Woodlands Nature Station or The Homeplace programs on the www.landbetweenthelakes.us website.

There may be changes due to updates in programs. For current information on Golden Pond Planetarium shows, call 270-924-2243 or look below.

KY Standards for Planetarium Programs Here

TN Standards for Planetarium Programs Here

If you have any questions about an application for a Field Trip Grant experience, contact Jim Taylor, the grant administrator at jtaylor@friendsoflbl.org or call him at (270)924-2091.Field Trip Grant Reimbursement Voucher 2015-2016