Grants & Discounts

Below is a list of grants and other opportunities to receive discounts or free programming. For more information on the following opportunities, please call (260) 456-4511 or (888) 240-7268.


Grades: K – 12th

Focus: Any IVC Program

Eligibility: Teachers can apply to receive ACELINK funded IVC sessions of their choice; Public schools and Bishop Dwenger High School (Allen County, IN).

FWCS, EACS, SACS AND NACS have this equipment available from their Technology Dept. Contact Twila for more information.

Complete ACELINK Application Form

You may check program scheduling availability by emailing or by calling (260) 456-4511.

Adams County Community Foundation

Grades: K – 12th

Focus: Preventative Health Education for Youth

Eligibility: Schools in Adams County

Whitley County Community Foundation

Grades: 4th – 12th

Focus: Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco Prevention Education

Eligibility: Schools in Whitley County, Indiana

Drug Free Council of Lagrange County

Grades: 4th – 12th

Focus: Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Abuse Prevention Education

Eligibility: Schools in Lagrange County, Indiana

Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation

Grades: 4th – 12th

Focus: Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Abuse Prevention

Eligibility: Allen County, Indiana

LaGrange County Community Foundation

Grades K – 12th

Focus: Preventative Health Education Programming.

Eligibility: LaGrange County

Olive B. Cole Grant

Grades: 3rd – 12th

Focus: Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Prevention; Human Growth and Development; Disease Prevention and Early Detection, Bullying Prevention and General Health

Eligibility: DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, and Steuben Counties in Indiana

Drug & Alcohol Consortium of Allen County

Grades: 4-12th

Focus: Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Abuse Prevention Education

Eligibility: Title 1 Schools in Allen County, Indiana

American Medical Association Foundation

Grades: 6th – 12th

Focus: Prescription Medication Safety Prevention

Eligibility: Allen County, Indiana schools. With target population of low-income youth. Also, available to after school programs.

AWS Foundation 
Body Talk  & Learn About You Series Click here to view the brochure
Focus: Hygiene; Sexuality; Nutrition; Smoking Prevention/Cessation
Eligibility: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells, and Whitley Counties, Indiana

Color Our Map – US/Canada

Be the first from your state or province to schedule an interactive video conferencing (IVC) program. If you’re first, then you will receive ONE FREE IVC session. Contact us for details!

As of January 2016, schools in the following states remain eligible:

Colorado Mississippi Utah
Delaware New Mexico Wyoming
Hawaii North Dakota
Idaho Rhode Island
Iowa South Dakota

Color Our Map – International

Be the first from your country to schedule an interactive video conferencing (IVC) program. If you’re first, then you will receive ONE FREE IVC session. As of August 2013, countries except the United States and Canada remain eligible. Contact us for details!

School Discount

Volume discounts are available to schools and districts.  A discounted rate of $4.50 per student will be given to any school or district that schedules 33% (or more) of their grade levels. A discounted rate of $4.00 per student will be given to schools or districts that schedule 50% (or more) of their grade levels. Complete an Intent Form before September 30 to receive this discount.

Library Pass Discount

Using your own video conferencing bridge to simulcast one program to multiple locations? Save when you are sharing with other linked sites. $450.00 per bridged session (up to 9 concurrent sites) per program scheduled.

Buy 4 Get 1 FREE

Schedule any four IVC programs on the same day and receive a fifth program FREE! You can choose a variety of programs for multiple grades. Register Online

Target believes that learning opportunities extend beyond the classroom, and they understand that schools find it difficult to pay for such excursions.  Attend the McMillen Center with a Field Trip Grant valued up to $700. Call the McMillen Center if you need additional information to complete the application form at (260) 456-4511.

(Application process held annually. Every Target store will award three Target Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide.)


2forU is a great way for your students to attend standards aligned programs at two field trip destinations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Many of the venues listed on this form have discounted their per student fee or offer  a value added experience to the normal educational visit.

Participating Venus

$3.00 per student, Adults 1-5 free, More than 5 adults is $3.00 per person.

Choose from 2 interactive Study Trips that can help meet standards. Commitment to Community tells the story of the citizens who rescued the theater from destruction. Entertainment Then and Now compares and contrasts theater going in 1928 and the present.

$2.00 or $3.00 per student, One adult for every 5 students is free. More than one adult per 5 students is $4.00 per adult.
The Botanical Conservatory’s education staff serves thousands of students each year through visits for public, parochial, private and home schools. Teachers can choose the standards-based curriculum that best meets their students’ needs.

Tours Free; Specially Priced School Shows are $7.00 per person; See website for dates.
660 seat theatre that hosts literature based theatre performances
Free within Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble & Steuben Counties ($3.00 per person outside these counties)
The History Center is home to the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society, its museum and collections. Reinforce your lessons with a field trip where history comes to life. Best of all–it’s free!
Preserve field trips $2 per student per hour/accompanying adults free- preserve only entrace free.
Lindenwood Nature Preserve is a 110-acre wooded park featuring four hiking trails of varying lengths (one is wheelchair and stroller accessible). Come take a hike with our Naturalist, do a pond study to learn about the life-cycle of a frog, and/or roast a hot dog around the campfire.

$4.00 per student (20% discount for 2ForU) Adults Free
McMillen Center offers interactive, age appropriate programs that align with both Indiana and National Health and Wellness Standards. Choose from any of 33 different programs to match your curriculum needs.

Farm field trips $3 per student per hour/accompanying adults free- farm only entreance free.
Salomon Farm Park is a 170 acre historical farm that became a city park in 1995. Come learn about gardening, composting and what life was like on a 1930’s farm. Pet a chicken, groom a goat, and visit with other livestock. Wagon rides are also available.

$4.00 per student  Adult Fee waived for 2ForU
Science Central is a catalyst for learning, and it’s a catalyst for learning the most important subjects that employers will need our kids to know to perform work in the future – science, technology, engineering and math, or as they are commonly called, STEM. Careers in STEM are among the fastest growing fields in the nation.

Thank you for using the online 2ForU registration form. This form will allow you to begin your reservations. Once you have submitted this form you will be contacted to finalize the details of your field trip.