IKEducation is 100% donor funded. 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. Check out the two options currently available. For questions about funding, please contact IKEducation at 785-263-6771 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, Museum, and Boyhood Home. Simply complete this application to be considered for funding. Please note that funds are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. 


Dane G. Hansen Field Trip Program

The Dane G. Hansen Field Trip Program provides grants for schools in Northwest Kansas to visit the Eisenhower Presidential Museum, or we will bring IKEducation to your school through IKE Express or IKE Online. Simply complete this application to be considered for funding.

Please Note: This year will be the last year to apply for grants to visit campus through the Dane G. Hansen program. If you are located in this region, be sure to book your visit to campus this school year!


Dane G. Hansen Foundation


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 following organizations:

Abilene ACBL Club

Beach Edwards Family Foundation

Community Foundation of Dickinson County

Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation

Pinnacle Bank

Robert E. and Patricia A. Schmidt Foundation

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