Our Educational Visit Grants support schools and youth organisations with the costs of making visits to museums, theatres, science shows and more.
These fun, educational experiences help young people to develop a wide range of valuable personal and social skills, as well as providing the chance to learn outside of the classroom.
In 2017, we provided 109 schools and youth organisations with grants totalling £25,864.
The Ricards Lodge High School used their Educational Visit Grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to take their dance students to the Move It 2018 event in London. This visit encouraged the students to develop their dance and performance skills and gave them the chance to learn more about career opportunities available within the arts.
One of the young dancers who went on the trip said: “The Move It trip was incredible. The performances were outstanding and introduced me to styles of dance I didn’t know existed. The trip developed my knowledge of what I can do with dance in the future such as joining dance universities and programmes that are dotted all over the UK.”
Over the years over 11,340 young people have been supported with Educational Visit Grants.
To apply for this opportunity, organisations need to be running our Achievement Award Scheme. They can then apply for two grants per year of up to £10 per head and a maximum of £300 per trip.