Opportunities for Support
School Scholarship Fund
This fund enables teachers to apply for a scholarship receive up to 50% off the cost of the program.
Transportation Assistance Grant
The Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake offer a grant program to provide transportation cost assistance to school groups to travel to the County Parks for an interpretive program. Grants are offered on a first-come first-served basis. Limited funds are available for this grant.
Educational Supplies Program
The supply program allows program staff to purchase educational items to enhance natural and cultural history interpretive programs, such as binoculars for birding and art supplies to use in creative programming for children and adults.
Our wish list is ever evolving. These items can be dropped off at any of the County Parks:
- Black Oil Sunflower Seed
- Cheese Cloth
- Copier Paper
- Hybrid Vehicle (a big wish on our list)
- Knee, hip and chest waders
- Paper Plates, all white, any size
- Scotch Brite Pads
- SOS pads
- White vinegar
- Work gloves, youth and adult sizes
Other items we could use: 1st Aid Supplies to include; non-latex gloves, cold packs, band aids, adhesive tape, antiseptic ointment, gauze pads, alcohol wipes and sting sticks.