The Dane G. Hansen Field Trip Program provides grants for schools in Northwest Kansas to visit the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home in Abilene, Kansas. Or, consider an Ike Express visit that will bring IKEducation into your school! To be considered for funding, please fill out the following application. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and applicants will be notified within 30 days of submission via email about the Eisenhower Foundation's decision. For questions, please contact Emily Miller at or 785-263-6771.

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Please select your county. Eligible counties include: 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.
Please select your PREFERRED field trip date and enter your anticipated arrival time. This DOES NOT guarantee your date.
A complimentary pizza lunch is provided by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.
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Next Step is to fill out this.
Field Trip Request form

If your school is coming to the Eisenhower Center in Abilene, please fill out a Field Trip Request form that specifies the dates and programs you would prefer. Your preferences have no bearing on your funding request, but submitting the Field Trip Request form allows us to begin processing those requests.

Or, this.
Ike Express request form

If you would like to request a visit from Ike Express to your school, please fill out an Ike Express request form.