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Journey Fund

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Journey Fund kids riding the Tram

Every year, thousands of students come to the Gateway Arch to learn about St. Louis’ history and take a tram ride to the top. It’s an experience many of us fondly remember.

Gateway Arch Park Foundation wants as many children as possible to have the opportunity to enjoy all the Gateway Arch National Park has to offer and is pleased to establish the Journey Fund. The Journey Fund supports underresourced youth groups and schools that qualify for Title 1 Schoolwide Program support and have at least 40% student population from low-income households.

With special thanks to the Regional Business Council for initial funding, the Journey Fund will subsidize transportation, meals, and activities like tram rides to the top, the “Monument to the Dream” documentary film, as well as riverboat excursions.

Join us and help make more Journey Fund trips a possibility by making a gift today HERE.

Please apply below. The application process may take up to 60 days.

Identify three dates as options for your In-Person or Virtual field trip to Gateway Arch National Park (must be in YYYY/MM/DD format):