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 2020-2021 Information

The Grant Application Timeline for the 2020-21

Early March 2020 – Information available to read and download from www.friendsoflbl.org

  • April 30, 2020 – Deadline to submit grant application for review by the Evaluation Committee.
  • July 31, 2020 – Grants awarded posted to website – www.friendsoflbl.org. [there has been a delay in Evaluation Activities.  We are sorry.]
  • From posting date ASAP, call Scheduler to schedule your visit as the time slots will fill quickly … call (270) 924-2020
  • Aug 1, 2020 thru May 31, 2021 – Field Trips to Land Between the Lakes conducted.  Send your Evaluation Form back 7 days after trip please.  Please ask teachers to include at least one specific positive impact upon students as a result of the experience with us in nature.
  • Jun 30, 2021 – 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

2020-2021_General_Program_Information

-Price sheet for services and facilities

2020-2021_Fee_Listing

-Application Form and Financial Plan Form

2020_21 Field Trip Grant Application Form

Field Trip Evaluation

2020-2021_Field_Trip_Grant_Evaluation_Form

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, 2020.

The Order of Merit Listing of groups approved will be shown below when available.

 

 

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.

School Year 2019-2020 Information

The Grant Application Timeline for the 2019-20

Early March 2019 – Information available to read and download from www.friendsoflbl.org

  • April 30, 2019 – Deadline to submit grant application for review by the Evaluation Committee.
  • July 31, 2019 – Grants awarded posted to website – www.friendsoflbl.org. [there has been a delay in Evaluation Activities.  We are sorry.]
  • From posting date ASAP call Scheduler to schedule your visit as the time slots will fill quickly … call (270) 924-2020
  • Aug 1, 2019 thru May 31, 2020 – Field Trips to Land Between the Lakes conducted.  Send your Evaluation Form back 7 days after trip please.
  • Jun 30, 2020 – 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

2019-2020_General_Program_Information

-Price sheet for services and facilities

Fee_Listing

-Application Form and Financial Plan Form  2019-20

2019_20 FieldTripGrandApplication

-Field Trip Evaluation

2019-2020_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, 2019.

Here is the Order of Merit Listing of Schools and awards for the 2019-2020 School Year (Aug ’19 thru May ’20)

Funding List for the 2019-20 Field Trip Grant  Program OML Worksheet 2019-20 FTG Program Final 8-30-19

 

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.

[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 2019-20 School Year will be show here when available. Please remember that all Evaluations should be received by Jun 30, 2020 in order to be reimbursed.

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

Virtual Resources

 

The Interpretive staff at the Woodlands Nature Station, the Golden Pond Planetarium and Observatory, as well as the Homeplace Working Farm and Agricultural Museum are studying and working to develop content which can be helpful to each of you. Visit this page for links to enriching and instructional materials you can use during this difficult time.

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