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Get Involved: Grants and Funding
Turning great ideas and plans into reality requires funds to get the job done. The Erie Canalway offers references for grant opportunities and limited funding for projects that help to achieve the goals set forth in our Preservation and Management Plan.
 
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Erie Canalway Grants
Congratulations to our 2014 recipients!
This is a competitive grant program which makes awards ranging from $2,000 to $7,000. The grants fund projects that serve to advance the goals and strategies of the Erie Canalway Preservation and Management Plan. Awards must be matched dollar for dollar.
 
Contact: Andy Kitzmann, 518-237-7000, ext. 201;
andy_kitzmann@partner.nps.gov.
 
2014 Grant Recipients >
 
2013 Grant recipients >
 
2012 Grant recipients >

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Fireworks over Rochester Event and Festival Sponsorship Program
Sponsorships to be announced in April 2014
 
2014 application >
 
Erie Canalway offers a limited number of sponsorships of up to $500 for events or festivals that showcase the Canalway Corridor's nationally significant heritage and the tremendous recreational appeal of the waterway and trails today. Municipalities or nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations are eligible.
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Economic Development Council Awards
 
nyworks.ny.gov >>
 
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative recently awarded $220 million in economic development funding across New York. That includes $1 million awarded to canal communities from the NYS Canalway Matching Grant Program.
 
download 2013 canal corp awards list >
 
All NYS Awards >
 
Ten Things You Should Know About the CFA >
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Canal and Main street sign graphic Federal, State, Foundation Grants List
 
Download List- updated 12/14/12 [PDF] >
 
Check our list of upcoming federal, state, and foundation grant opportunities. The grants offer funding for programs and projects that follow some of the targeted areas of the Erie Canalway Preservation and Management Plan.


 
     
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Great projects resulted from our Pilot Grants Program.
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  Need Help?
Contact andy kitzmann at 518-237-7000 ext. 201
 
     
 
 
 
     
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