The Ann Bancroft Foundation offers a Dare to Dream Grant of up to $500 for girls. More information can be found by clicking the Dare to Dream link. MCC had 2 girls receive this grant for the 2012 trip.
The Plum Creek Library System is running a contest through October 20 to design a logo for their winter reading program. The award for being chosen is $500. That would make a really nice trip payment. :) I have more information available in my classroom.
Hosting a foreign exchange student is a great way to save 10% off your trip. Let me know if you'd like more information.