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Apply Now for Erie Canalway Grants


Do you have a project or great idea aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s legendary canals, celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, or that encourages further exploration of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor? We are now accepting applications from not-for-profits, municipalities, and federally recognized Native American tribes for projects that advance our Preservation and Management Plan‘s goals and objectives. This is a competitive grant program which makes awards ranging from $2,000 to $7,000. A 50/50 match is required.

Applications are due no later than 4 pmFriday, October 21st and grant award announcements will be made after the first of the year.

For more information and to discuss your potential proposal (strongly encouraged), applicants should reach out to Andy Kitzmann, Assistant Director at 518-237-7000, ext. 201; or andy_kitzmann@partner.nps.gov.