Funding Opportunities

The Eisenhower Foundation actively seeks funding to help schools cover expenses associated with field trips to the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas. Information regarding field trip funding opportunities for schools will be added as it becomes available. For questions about funding, please contact Emily Miller at 785-263-6791 or by email.

Ike's Field Trip Fund

Ike's Field Trip Fund is designed to provide financial support to schools visiting the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Simply complete this application to be considered for funding. Please note that funds are extremely limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Funding is available to help cover transportation expenses and provide a free pizza lunch for your students while onsite at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum.
School Bus with Students

Dane G. Hansen Field Trip Program

Is your school located in northwestern Kansas? Through generous funding from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation of Logan, Kansas, the Eisenhower Foundation is providing field trip grants to schools in Northwest Kansas for travel, educational programs, and other related expenses to explore the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. Submit your grant application today.

The following Kansas counties are eligible for the Dane G. Hansen Field Trip Program:

Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellis, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego, and Wallace.
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IKEducation is made possible by generous contributions from the Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation and the following organizations:

Abilene ACBL Club
Bloedorn Foundation
Cain Foundation
Dane G. Hansen Foundation
Eagle Communications
Hall Family Foundation
Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation
R.A. Long Foundation
Robert E. & Patricia Schmidt Foundation The Achelis & Bodman Foundation
Tossed N Sauced Pizza
Tri-County Telephone, Inc.
Victor L. & Helen B. Regnier Fund
William T. Kemper Foundation