This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.
he newest grant round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s Historic Transportation Canals Marker Grant Program opened, Monday, April 5, 2021. This program commemorates the historical significance of transportation canals in the United States with roadside markers.
“Historically, transportation canals have played a significant role in development and commerce across the country,” said Paula Miller, Executive Director at the Pomeroy Foundation. “This marker program is an opportunity to put the spotlight on these important historic waterways. Markers help educate the public, encourage pride of place and promote economic activity.”
Canal marker grants are available to 501(c)(3) organizations, nonprofit academic institutions, and local, state and federal government entities within the United States. Grant funding includes the full cost of a marker, pole and shipping. To view program guidelines and details about how to apply online, visit the Pomeroy Foundation’s Historic Transportation Canals grant program webpage. Read more...