Bus Grants

Bus Grant Program

Bus Grant funds for 2013-2014 have been allocated.  Award winners: please submit your final evaluation form and transportation receipts by July 15, 2014 to receive payment!

Online applications for the 2014-2015 school year will become available August 15, 2014. Click here to see a sample of the online application form.

The Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) Bus Grant program is a grant initiative designed to help schools in the heritage area fund the transportation costs associated with field study trips to designated SSNHA Partner Sites and farm sites which allows students the opportunity to learn about America’s agricultural heritage firsthand. The grant funds 75% of the total amount of transportation to and from the school and the selected SSNHA Partner Site or farm site for the field study trip, not to exceed $350.00. Since the inception of the program, it has helped more than 10,000 students connect with America’s agricultural story and discover the importance of Iowa’s role in feeding the world.

Thank you to the Growmark Foundation for generously supporting this program!

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