NPS Route 66 2022 Grant Awards

From: Barthuli, Kaisa M | Wednesday, Oct 26, 2:01 PM

Dear Friends of Route 66,

The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 cost-share grant awards. The program provides grant assistance for eligible historic preservation, research, oral history, interpretative, and educational projects related to historic Route 66. Since 2001, 169 projects have been awarded $2.55 million with $3.98 million in cost-share match, totaling $6.53 million in public-private investment toward the revitalization and commemoration of the Route 66 corridor.

To learn more about each grant award, visit this link.

The 2022 grant awards go to:

Route 66 Oral History Project
Springfield, IL
Applicant: Illinois State Museum Society
NPS Grant: $8,000 Cost-Share Match: $23,500

DeCamp Station Septic System Upgrade
Staunton, IL
Applicant: DeCamp Station, Inc.
NPS Grant: $13,499 Cost-Share Match: $13,499

Shamrock Court Restoration, Phase II
Sullivan, Missouri
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $30,000

Hi-Way Cafe Neon Sign Restoration Location: Vinita, OK
Applicant: Hi-Way Cafe, LLC

NPS Grant: $17,200 Cost-Share Match: $17,200

National Register Significance Addendum - US Highway 66, Hydro to Bridgeport Location: Bridgeport to Hydro, OK
Applicant: Independent Researcher
NPS Grant: $6,950 Cost-Share Match: $7,075

Instructional Video: Do-it-Yourself Neon Sign Servicing and Repair Location: Various communities, NM
Applicant: New Mexico Route 66 Association
NPS Grant: $6,500 Cost-Share Match: $7,500

Recording & Preserving Route 66 Cultural Landscapes Location: Tucumcari, NM
Applicant: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania NPS Grant: $29,636 Cost-Share Match: $113,492

Route 66 Connected Research Project
Route 66 in New Mexico
Applicant: Independent Researcher
NPS Grant: $20,000 Cost-Share Match: $20,267

Henning Motel Sign Restoration
Newberry Springs, CA
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $10,000 Cost-Share Match: $10,000

Road Runner’s Retreat Sign Restoration Planning – Phase II Location: Chambless, California
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $9,878 Cost-Share Match: $13,007

Pathways Project from Needles to Santa Monica: Preserving Route 66 in a Multimedia Map for the Nation Location: California Route 66
Applicant: Claremont Graduate University
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $30,000

Congratulations to the awardees, and many thanks for their valuable contributions to the road!

Kaisa Barthuli
Program Manager
Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program National Trails
National Park Service
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Ph: 505-988-6701