Erie Canalway Grants Now Available

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erie canalway national heritage corridorThe Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced they are now accepting grant applications from not-for-profits, municipalities, and federally recognized Native American tribes that have a project or idea aimed at inspiring people to learn more about New York’s canals, celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, or that encourages further exploration of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

This is a competitive grant program which makes reimbursement-based awards ranging from $2,000 to $7,000. A 50/50 match is required.

To learn more about the program, download application materials, and to see a list of prior awarded projects, click here.

Applications are due no later than 4 pm, Friday, October 26th 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

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