2023 Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant Application

Welcome to the new electronic application for the
2023 Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grant!

Please read this information before you start the application process. Once you click the link near the bottom of the page, you will be taken to a screen that looks like the posted image. To begin the application, you are required to enter your name and email address (shown by box 1) as well as the name and email address of the official (shown by box 2) that will be signing off on this grant application. Once you have entered this information and click BEGIN SIGNING (as shown by box 3), you will be directed to the application page and you can begin filling out the application.

Even though you typed the name and email address of the school official on the beginning page of the application (shown by box 2), you will not see this information on the application itself. Once you complete the application, it will be sent to the school official you designated and they will be able to sign it electronically.

You may save the application and return to it to complete it at any time during the process. However, once the application is completed and signed, it cannot be edited.

You will receive a PDF copy of your application as well as notification that the application has been received by the IDNR Division of Education. The application is due to the Division of Education no later than 11:59:59 PM on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.


Click here to begin the application process!


If you have any problems or have any questions, please contact
Joe Bauer at 217-782-9741 or email joe.bauer@illinois.gov.