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Fundraising Tips for Student Field Trips & Travel

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

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Presented by Carylann Assante, Executive Director of the Student & Youth Travel Association
Sponsored by SYTA – The Student & Youth Travel Association


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Would you and your students take part in more educational experiences outside the classroom if funding field trips and overnight travel wasn’t such a challenge? Learn how to use grassroots fundraising to get the money you and your students need for a group trip.
The Internet, online social networks, fiscal sponsorship, and an uptick in enthusiasm for youth-led projects make it easier for students to raise money now more than ever. That said, it can be tricky to weed through all these opportunities. In this webinar, Carylann Assante, Executive Director of the SYTA Youth Foundation, shares everything you and your students need to raise funds to support student travel and other educational projects:

  • Top options for grassroots fundraising, including crowdsourcing, websites, and online payment options
  • Real life stories from educators with fundraising success
  • Useful fundraising resources to get you and your students started today
  • Scholarships from the SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) for students who need help reaching their fundraising goals

This recorded session will be helpful for educators and administrators serving grades 6-12 who are interested in funding more learning experiences outside school for their students.


Carylann AssanteAbout the Presenter

Carylann Assante is the executive director of the SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF), which provides scholarships and educational programs to deserving students. In 2016, SYF awarded over $100,000 to students who fundraised in some way for their student trips. SYF made up the difference with scholarships based on their application and need.



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TeachTravel SYTA is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. SYTA is “The Voice of Student and Youth Travel.®”


Tuesday, February 21, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
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