​New Funding for 2018 - 2019 School Year

Please read guidelines carefully. Some of the requirements have changed.  New opportunities are added as grants are awarded to Inside the Outdoors.  Check this page occasionally for new grants.  The grants are listed below by program; Field Trips and Traveling Scientist.

 

We highly suggest that you do not register for a program until you hear from us about the status of your grant.  When your program is approved, our contract process with your district begins.  Once your district contract is signed, then your school is bound to the terms and conditions.

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Field Trips

Full Field Trip Grants - Limited to Schools in Newport Beach
Grants for the Wild Wetlands, Upper Newport Bay and Rancho Soñado Field Trip programs are available for schools in Newport Beach. Your school would receive this program free of charge.  Your school would only be responsible for the cost of transportation.
 
This grant funding is provided by the City of Newport Beach.
 
Download an application for this funding.
 Exploring the Great Park - Open to Orange County Schools
Limited funds are available for Inside the Outdoors Exploring the Great Park. If your application is accepted, this program is free of charge and includes transportation reimbursement from the City of Irvine. Exploring the Great Park is a 2 hour program that covers art, animals, plants and the garden.
 
Download an application for this funding.
 Aliso Watershed (Plus Traveling Scientist!)
Limited grants are available for funding of Inside the Outdoors 3rd grade Aliso Watershed program! This grant is limited to schools that have native plants on site and/or are willing to plant a native garden. This grant will also provide a Traveling Scientist program for your students.  The grant will provide full funding for a Field Trip program. Your school will be responsible to provide transportation.
 
Some additional grades may be eligible for funding.  Please apply if your school is interested.
 
Download an application for this funding.
Field Trip Funding
At this time we, do not have any additional Field Trip funding.  We are working hard to raise more funding for our programs.  If you would like, you can submit an application to have on file if/when we receive additional funding.
 
Download an application for this funding.

OCDE Funding and Partnership Services

Grants from Other Agencies

Traveling Scientist

Inside the Outdoors Grants

Rethink Resources Traveling Scientist Program - open to Orange County Schools
Limited grants are available for full funding of Inside the Outdoors Rethink Resources Traveling Scientist for TK to High School students!  This grant is limited to schools in Orange County.  Rethink Resources uses trash to explore the connection between humans and the natural world. Through hands-on activities that focus on the five R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Rot, Repurpose, and Recycle, students will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of natural resources and how we can conserve them by producing less waste. 
 
New High School Program Available (fully funded)– Where’s My Water?
Inside the Outdoors has a new high school water education program!  This Traveling Scientist visit to your classroom will introduce your students to the current topic about where we get our water and the debate of the CA Water Fix.  If your school is approved for the grant, this program will be provided free of charge.
Download an application for this funding.

Scientist of the Sewers High School

Limited grants for the Scientist of Sewers Traveling Scientist programs are available for schools within areas serviced by the Orange County Sanitation District. In addition to the Traveling Scientist program, your school will receive a Field Trip of the Orange County Sanitation District. 
 
Download an application for this funding.

Drip Drop or Rethink Resources Traveling Scientist Grant - open to Newport Beach Schools

Limited grants for the Drip Drop or Rethink Resources Traveling Scientist programs are available for schools in Newport Beach. Your school would receive this program free of charge.

 

Download an application for this funding.

 Traveling Scientist Plus Aliso Watershed Field Trip!    

Limited grants are available for funding of Inside the Outdoors 3rd grade Traveling Scientist and Aliso Watershed program! This grant is limited to schools that have native plants on site and/or are willing to plant a native garden. The grant will provide full funding for a Field Trip program. Your school will be responsible to provide transportation.

 
Some additional grades may be eligible for funding.  Please apply if your school is interested.
 
Download an application for this funding.
Fourth Grade Traveling Scientist Grant - open to schools in Anaheim  

Limited grants for a Fourth Grade Traveling Scientist programs are available for any school in Anaheim. Your school would receive this program free of charge.  This grant is sponsored by the Disneyland Resort.

 

Download an application for this funding.

Partial Traveling Scientist

At this time, we do not have any additional Traveling Scientist funding.  We are working hard to raise more funding for our programs.  If you would like, you can submit an application to have on file if/when we receive additional funding.

 

Download application to keep on file.

OCDE Funding and Partnership Services

Grants from Other Agencies