Available Financial Assistance

The Indiana Native Plant Society (INPS), through Letha’s Youth Outdoors Fund, supports trips for schools and youth groups to experience nature in an educational environment.

Letha’s Fund provides financial assistance to school-age children and youth groups for field trips to nature sites or projects that engender excitement about the natural world. Grants are intended to:

  • Help with transportation costs and/or naturalist fees where funds are limited.
  • Promote youth-initiated projects/activities that connect kids with nature.

The Fund is available state-wide. Teachers/leaders may select nature sites suitable to their location and situation.

To learn more about Letha’s Youth Outdoors Fund, including how to apply for a grant, click here.

Target also awards Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued up to $700. They are accepting grant applications between 1 p.m. EST Aug. 1 and 12:59 a.m. ET Oct. 1. To learn more, including how to apply, click here.