Route 66 Cost-Share Grants

Historic neon sign "Hill Top Motel"
Kingman, Arizona, Hill Top Motel Sign after Restoration.

Photo/Makenzie Baker

National Park Service Route 66 Cost-Share Grant Program

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program provides cost-share grant assistance to support the preservation of the most significant and representative historic Route 66 buildings, structures, road segments, and cultural landscapes in the eight states through which the route passes. Assistance is also provided to support research, planning, oral history, and educational outreach projects related to the preservation of Route 66.

Program cost-share grant funds are provided through congressional appropriations, which are determined each new fiscal year. Project eligibility criteria requires a minimum 50% (1:1) cost-share match provided by the applicant. All preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation projects are required to conform to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 cost-share grant cycle. The deadline for application submissions is Friday, April 19, 2024 by COB 5:00 p.m. MT. Electronic submission of applications must be received by the program office on or before this date. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Complete details can be found on as Funding Opportunity No. 24AS000251 - Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program. The eligibility and evaluation criteria set forth in these guidelines were established for the 2024 funding cycle only and are subject to revision or cancellation in future years based on annual congressional or programmatic appropriations and priorities.

Cost Share Award Recipients

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    Last updated: February 2, 2024