Field Trip

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 and Museum. 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. Grants are limited to $20 per student, up to $500 per school.

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


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. Grants cover travel expenses to explore the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home in Abilene or will bring IKE Express into your very own school. Submit your grant application today.


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 Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation and the following organizations:

Abilene ACBL Club

Beach Edwards Family Foundation

Community Foundation of Dickinson County

Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Elizabeth, Harry, and McDowell Steele Donor Advised Fund

Hall Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Victor L. and Helen B. Regnier Fund

Pinnacle Bank

Robert E. and Patricia A. Schmidt Foundation

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

The Robert M. Beren Foundation, Inc.

Tri-County Telephone, Inc.

Union Pacific Foundation