from the Winnick Family Foundation will enable the visits of more than 3,600
low-income students to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
The museum is announcing
a total of $20,665 has been given by the foundation to 28 schools in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. Grants from the
California-based organization range from $150 to $1,101 per school.
The Winnick Family
Foundation offered field trip grants through the Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Library Foundation to grades 4 through 12 in public and private schools and
other organizations. To qualify, the schools needed to demonstrate that more
than 30 percent of their students came from low-income homes.
The grants defer the cost of transportation to the museum, lunch, and
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