Funding for School Programs

Please check out these generous resources to apply for funding for your Field Trip or Traveling Science Workshop:

Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Big Yellow School Bus

Big Yellow School Bus, a partnership between the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), provides grants to help schools meet the transportation costs of educational field trips to cultural institutions and events.

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Local Cultural Councils

Your Local Cultural Council (LCC) can fund field trips for children grades pre-K through 12, subsidizing the cost of admission to attend programs in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences including performances, educational tours and exhibits. LCCs are comprised of volunteers who are appointed by municipal officials to regrant funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Countil at the community level.

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Remember, teachers are always welcome to visit the Museums at no charge!