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Applications Invited for Target Field Trip Grants Program
The Target Corporation has announced that it will award 5,000 field trip grants of up to $800 each for the coming K-12 school year.
Managed by Scholarship America, the program is open to education professionals who are at least 18 years old and employed by an accredited K-12 public, private, or charter school in the United States that maintains 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) tax-exempt status. Educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified staff of these institutions must be willing to plan and execute a field trip that will provide a demonstrable learning experience for students.
Grant funds may be used for visits to art, science, and cultural museums; community service or civics projects; career enrichment opportunities; and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may also be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, resource materials, and supplies.
Grants will be awarded in February 2010. Applications can be completed online anytime between August 5 and November 3, 2009.
Complete program information is available at the Target Web site.

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