Go Outside 'GO' Grants provide North Carolina's students opportunities for outdoor experiences and to learn by doing. North Carolina educators are encourage to apply for grant funding for outdoor field trips, visiting programs, and educational structures.

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"Their learning took place while enjoying the great outdoors. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity."

Explore GO Grants

GO Grants have provided outdoor learning experiences to thousands of NC students. Learn more about what you can you do with a GO Grant.

Field Trips

Recipients have taken field trips to State Parks, historical sites, and outdoor areas from the mountains to the coast. Trip activities have included camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and many more.

Outdoor Structures

We fund the construction of outdoor classrooms, educational nature trails, fishing docks, hydroponic greenhouses, mini farms, and agricultural learning facilities.

"It was fantastic for our students to experience real-world science in action."