Transportation Fund

Conner Prairie is honored to offer a Transportation Fund, made possible by the generous support of the Arthur Dean Family Foundation, to Central Indiana schools and organizations.

Fund dollars are available throughout the calendar year on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eligibility & Requirements

  1. To qualify for the Fund, 50% or more of students, as indicated by the Indiana Department of Education, must be economically disadvantaged.
  2. This is a reimbursement program; transportation support will not be provided in advance of your visit.
  3. Invoices for reimbursement should be submitted to Conner Prairie no later than 30 days after your visit.
    1. As a condition of the reimbursement, a survey must be completed and returned before or at the time of reimbursement request.
    2. Grant recipients will receive a check made payable to their school and sent by US Mail. Payments will be processed following the field trip and upon submission of a completed evaluation and transportation bill/receipt. This can take up to one month, though every effort will be made to process scholarships in a timely manner.
    3. Motor coach bus travel fees will not be reimbursed.
  4. The reimbursement amount is based on the number of students visiting the museum. In 2020, the reimbursement rate per student is $5.00.
Arthur Dean Family Foundation

Applicants will be notified of their award status via email. Please allow three weeks for the application process. Please also note that completion of the application does not constitute a confirmed reservation. Confirmed reservations will be in the form of a contract and must be signed and returned.

Application

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