​New Funding for 2017 - 2018 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

Project Zero Waste Lunch Program - open to schools in Costa Mesa
Limited grants are available for funding of Inside the Outdoors programs! This grant is limited to schools in Costa Mesa. The grant will provide funding for TWO Inside the Outdoors Programs. Your school will be responsible to provide transportation if you select the Field Trip option. You will also receive supplies related to a waste reduction project. If your school is selected you will be registered for your programs based on the dates listed on your application and program availability.
 
Grant Requirements
  • Complete two programs with Inside the Outdoors
  • Distribute waste free lunch materials
What your class receives:
  • Two programs with Inside the Outdoors
  • Supplies for a waste free lunch
  • Pre- and Post-Activities for your class
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. A requirement of this grant is to implement lessons from the Education and the Environment Initiative Curriculum (EEI) in the classroom. Visit ito.ocde.us/Resources/EEI.htm for more information about EEI Curriculum.
 
This grant funding is provided by the City of Newport Beach.
 
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 applicaiton to have on file if/when we receive additional funding.
 
Download an application for this funding.
New School Discount
New schools* attending Inside the Outdoors Field Trips will receive 50% off registration fees. When you register, use the promotional code "PayNew".
 
* New school is defined as a school that did not participate in Inside the Outdoors Field Trips during the 2016-2017 school year.

OCDE Funding and Partnership Services

Grants from Other Agencies

Traveling Scientist

Inside the Outdoors Grants

Drip Drop Traveling Scientist Grant

Limited grants for the Drip Drop Traveling Scientist programs are available for schools within area serviced by the Orange County Sanitation District (most schools that are in Irvine or north). Your school would receive this program 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 grant application

Project Zero Waste Lunch Program - open to schools in Costa Mesa
Limited grants are available for funding of Inside the Outdoors programs! This grant is limited to schools in Costa Mesa. The grant will provide funding for TWO Inside the Outdoors Programs. Your school will be responsible to provide transportation if you select the Field Trip option. You will also receive supplies related to a waste reduction project. If your school is selected you will be registered for your programs based on the dates listed on your application and program availability.
Grant Requirements
  • Complete two programs with Inside the Outdoors
  • Distribute waste free lunch materials
What your class receives:
  • Two programs with Inside the Outdoors
  • Supplies for a waste free lunch
  • Pre- and Post-Activities for your class
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 applicaiton 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