Application Process & FAQ
All applications will be reviewed after the closing deadline of January 15th before the successful grantees are notified. You will be notified if you are successful before the end of January 2024.
Field trips must be take place between February through June 2024.
All successful grantees are required to submit their Field Trip Grant Completion Form by the end of June 2024, to be considered for future grants.
One application per school year, per person (educator or affiliated with an accredited educational institution in Vancouver).
Please note, based on limited funding, priority applicants will be VSB public schools, homeschoolers and those whose field trips take place either at Vancouver-specific sites or on topics that relate directly to Vancouver history and heritage places.
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 including taxes.
All successful grantees are required to submit their Field Trip Grant Completion Form by the end of June 2024, including photos or a document from the field trip/grant activity.
Information on invoices and receipts will be provided. If your field trip costs less than the $250 grant, other options may be suggested by VHF on how to use the remaining funds.
Change of plans? Funds remaining after a field trip is complete? Contact Projects Manager, Jessica Quan.
Grant recipients 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
A selection of field trip options with recommendations by field trip grantees.
Chinese Canadian Connections
- Chinese Canadian Museum (new)
- Chinese Storytelling Centre, Chinatown.
- Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden workshop.
Japanese Canadian Connections
- Nikkei National Museum,(full day or half day), Burnaby.
South Asian Connections
- Punjabi Market Collective (walking tour and food)
Roedde House Museum, house museum in the West End. Immigration history.
Walking Tour Guides
- Heritage in Schools & Neighbourhood walking tours with John Atkin (K-12)
Please inform us if you have a Vancouver-specific field trip to add to the list.