Route 66 Corridor Preservation
To preserve the cultural resources of the Route 66 corridor and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Park Service, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2016
No information available. Seven (7) entities received funding under this program.Fiscal Year 2017
In FY17, the program received 11 eligible applications received requesting a total of $188,187. Eight projects were awarded a total of $104,987 with $186,332 provided in cost-share match.Fiscal Year 2018
In FY 18, the program anticipates to receive 12 to 15 applications and issue 8-10 awardsFiscal Year 2019
In FY 19, the program anticipates to receive 12 to 15 applications and issue 8-10 awards.
P. L. 106-45, Sec. 2; P.L. 111-11, Sec. 7304
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Interstate, intrastate, state, local, sponsored organizations, public nonprofit institution/organizations, other public institution/organizations, Federally recognized tribal governments, individual/family, minority groups, specialized groups, small businesses, profit organizations, private nonprofit institution/organizations, quasi-public nonprofit institution/organization, other private institution/organizations, anyone/general public, native American organizations.
Interstate, Intrastate, State, Local, Sponsored Organization, Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization, Other Public Institution/organization, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government, Individual/Family, Minority Group, Specialized Group, Small Business, Profit Organization, Private Organization, Quasi-Public Nonprofit Organization, Other Private Institution/organization, Anyone/General Public, Native American Organization, Health Professional, Education Professional, Student/Trainee. Graduate Student, Scientists/Researcher, Artist/Humanist, Engineer/Architect. Builder/Contractor/Developer. Farmer/Rancher/Agriculture Producer, Industrialist/Business Person, Small Business Person, Consumer, Land/Property Owner, Black American. American Indian, Spanish Origin, Oriental, Other Nonwhite, U.S. Citizen, Women, Handicapped (Deaf, Blind, Crippled), Preschool, School, Child (6-15), Youth (16-21), Senior Citizen (60+), Moderate Income, Low Income, Major Metropolis (over 250,000), Other urban, Suburban, Rural, Education (0-8), Education (9-12), Education (13+)
The preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of transportation related historic properties on Route 66 are eligible project activities. Properties must have been in service and have had a strong and direct association with Route 66 during its 1926-1985 period of national significance; be on, or within view of a Route 66 road alignment; be in their original location; and retain historical and architectural integrity. Properties that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places or a state register, or that have been determined eligible for a register, will receive priority consideration. Planning, research, interpretive or educational outreach projects are also eligible project activities.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications are made available on www.grants.gov. Applicants are required to review and fill out the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program Cost-Share Grant Guidelines and Application. This includes an application cover sheet, project proposal, letters of recommendation, graphics and maps, state/national Register of Historic Places nomination forms (if applicable), a signed Property Maintenance and Protection Agreement (if applicable), a signed Laws and Standards Agreement (if applicable), and mandatory form series SF-424. Submission of these documents by an annual deadline (usually last day of March) is required.
Proposals received in response announcements on grants.gov are reviewed on the basis of a competitive, merit-based review process, and are rated in accordance with the evaluation criteria stated in the announcement. Awards may be made to the highest rated proposals based on the amount of funding available each year.
January 15, 2018 to March 30, 2018 All application materials must be received by COB of deadline.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
60 days after annual deadline for cost-share grants. Cooperative agreements vary depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Program Manager listed as the point of contact.
Projects may generally be renewed on an annual basis, not to exceed a total of 5 years. If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds. Agreements may be extended by a written instrument executed by the parties. Extensions will be in writing and approved by the NPS AO and the authorized representative of Recipient.
How are proposals selected?
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov. Grant awards are made in accordance with the criteria set forth in the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program guidelines and application.
How may assistance be used?
The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is dedicated to preserving the special places and stories of historic U.S. Highway 66. The program provides technical and financial assistance including competitive cost-share grants and cooperative agreements for the preservation of the most significant and representative buildings, structures, road segments, and cultural landscapes along the length of the Route 66 corridor, covering Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Cost-share grants are also available for planning, research, and educational initiatives related to the preservation of Route 66. The program legislation authorizing these activities is scheduled to terminate September 30, 2019.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program Performance Reports. Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Report
Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 - 200.337
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is voluntary. A minimum 1:1 cost-share match is required in direct, non-federal funds and/or in-kind contributions (e.g., donated services, materials, and equipment)
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Payment will be made by advance and/or reimbursement through the Department of Treasury’s Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system. Will be stated in the agreement.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Kaisa Barthuli 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail P. O. Box 728 Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: 505-988-6701 Email: Kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
P. O. Box 728
Santa Fe, NM 87505 USA
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18$90,000.00; FY 19 est $90,000.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$174,551.00; FY 16$153,334.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms, and program information.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016
No information available. Examples of funded projects are: Santo Domingo Pueblo Trading Post Façade Restoration and Oral History Project; American Indians and Route 66 Cultural History/Educational Outreach Project; Flagstaff Route 66 Rest Area Interpretive Project; Rock Creek Truss Bridge Restoration Project; African Americans and Route 66 Oral History Project.Fiscal Year 2017
Examples of projects funded in the past are historical research projects, the preparation of historic building preservation plans, and the restoration of historic facades, roofs, windows, systems, neon signs, and more.Fiscal Year 2018
Program has not yet selected projects for funding. Program anticipates funding projects that support the preservation and understanding of historic U.S. 66.Fiscal Year 2019
Program has not yet selected projects for funding. Program anticipates funding projects that support the preservation and understanding of historic U.S. 66.