VHF has been offering grants to encourage explorations with Vancouver’s diverse local history and heritage places since 2019 as part of our Heritage in Schools Program, thanks to public donations and special funders.

Applications for the 2022-23 Field Trip Grants are now closed. Please note the maximum amount covered is $250 per grant.

See below for more details about the application process.

Thank You To Our Project Partners

Andrew Mahon Foundation

GMR Foundation

Laura Saimoto

Friends of VHF

Application Process & FAQ

All applications will be reviewed after the closing deadline of January 31st, before the successful grantees are notified.

Field trips must be take place between February through June 2023.

One application per school year, per person (educator or affiliated with an accredited educational institution in Vancouver).

Please note, based on limited funding, only Vancouver schools will be eligible, with a priority for Vancouver School Board educators.

Field Trips generally relate to a visit to a site, institution/museum, a guided tour/program, activity, guest speaker (virtual or in-person). Please indicate your options in the application form.

Maximum amount granted $250.

Grant recipients will be required to submit photos of their field trips and may be asked to provide testimonials, feedback, and other information that can assist VHF to enhance and improve the Heritage in Schools Program.

If you have specific questions, please contact jessica@vancouverheritagefoundation.org

Heritage in Schools

Looking for more Vancouver-based resources?

Our Heritage in Schools Program includes our Heritage Study Guide that is full of helpful resources for teaching about local heritage, as well as Professional Development events that provide support for educators.

Learn more