Transportation Subsidies

Transportation Subsidies Available for Qualifying Schools

Planning a field trip to the museum with your students? When you make your tour request online, you can also apply for funds to offset the cost of travel to the CMA. Please review the following conditions:

  • Funds may be available for museum visits made from September through May for pre-K–12 schools.
  • Schools with at least 30% of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch may apply.
  • Subsidies may offset transportation costs for up to $400 per visit for schools within a 100-mile radius of the museum.
  • Funds are limited and are granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, email TransportationSubsidy [at] clevelandart.org.


All education programs at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Education. Major annual support is provided by Brenda and Marshall Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Fortney, Florence Kahane Goodman, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, the M. E. and F. J. Callahan Foundation, Char and Chuck Fowler, the Giant Eagle Foundation, the Lloyd D. Hunter Memorial Fund, Marta Jack and the late Donald M. Jack Jr., Bill and Joyce Litzler, the Logsdon Family Fund for Education, William J. and Katherine T. O'Neill, Mandi Rickelman, Betty T. and David M. Schneider, the Sally and Larry Sears Fund for Education Endowment, Roy Smith, Paula and Eugene Stevens, the Trilling Family Foundation, and the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art is funded in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Education programs are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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