Route 66 Corridor Preservation

Preservation of the Route 66 Corridor.

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: Examples of funded projects are: Santo Domingo Pueblo Trading Post FaÁade 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: No information available.

Fiscal Year 2018: No information available.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Trish Fresquez-Hernandez 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail P.


Box 728 Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: 505-988-6122 Email:

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Taylor Candacy $ 20,000   2018-08-132021-12-31
University Of Texas At El Paso $ 17,841   2019-07-172021-06-30
Threatt Legacy Llc $ 5,000   2018-08-132020-12-19
Black Hat Properties Llc $ 30,000   2019-07-222020-10-31
Nelson, Scott $ 2,500   2019-07-222020-10-31
Sundance Village Limited Partnership $ 30,000   2019-07-182020-10-31
Historical Commission, Texas $ 5,172   2019-07-182020-10-31
Cinefemme $ 14,475   2019-07-162020-10-31
University Of Texas At El Paso $ 2,739   2017-07-262019-10-31
Route 66 Gasconade River Bridge Guardians, Inc. $ 6,000   2018-08-132019-09-30

Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Seven (7) entities received funding under this program. Fiscal Year 2017: No information available. Fiscal Year 2018: No information available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is dedicated to preserving the diverse history of U. S. Highway 66.

The program provides financial assistance in the form of competitive cost-share grants 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.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State and local public and private persons, nonprofit Route 66 preservation entities, Tribes, State Historic Preservation offices, and entities in the States of the Route 66 corridor.

Beneficiary Eligibility

General public and private property owners.


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 19261985 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. 2 CFR Part 200, in its entirety, applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

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 will be available on

Award Procedures

Proposals received in response announcements on 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.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


P. L. 106-45, Sec. 2; P.L. 111-11, Sec. 7304.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Varies 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 and may be obtained by contacting the Program Manager listed as the point of contact.


None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the National Park Service will provide applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.


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.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: 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 program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

NA. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Will be stated in the agreement.

Post Assistance Requirements


Program reports are not applicable.

No cash reports are required.

Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit the following reports on an annual basis: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Reports.

Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Report; and (3) other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.

SF-425, Federal Financial Report.

Program Performance Reports.

Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Report.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 ? 200.337.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $153,334; FY 17 est $100,000; and FY 18 est $90,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range: $5,000-$30,000 Average: $15,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms, and program information.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Trish Fresquez-Hernandez 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail P. O. Box 728 Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: 505-988-6122 Email:

Headquarters Office

Trish Fresquez-Hernandez 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail P. O. Box 728 , Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 Email: Phone: 505-988-6122

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on Grant awards are made in accordance with the criteria set forth in the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program guidelines and application.

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