2023 NPS Route 66 Cost-Share Grant Award Recipients

Dear Friends of Route 66,

The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 cost-share grant awards. The program provides grant assistance for eligible historic preservation, research, oral history, interpretative, and educational projects related to historic Route 66. Since 2001, 175 projects have been awarded $2.72 million with $4.36 million in cost-share match, totaling $7.08 million in public-private investment toward the revitalization and commemoration of the Route 66 corridor. 


The 2023 grant awards are listed below. To learn more about each project click here. Congratulations and many thanks to the recipients!

Round Barn Siding RepairLocation: Arcadia, OklahomaApplicant: Arcadia Historical and Preservation Society, Inc.NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $79,850

Albuquerque Neon: The Stories Behind the Signs Video Series
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Applicant: City of Albuquerque
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $52,122

Route 66 Connected Research Project – Phase 2
Location: Route 66 in New Mexico
Applicant: Independent Researcher
NPS Grant: $28,840 Cost-Share Match: $29,354

Nomad Motel Roof Restoration
Location: Seligman, Arizona
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $30,000

Road Runner’s Retreat Neon Sign Restoration - Phase 3
Location: Chambless, California
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $17,000 Cost-Share Match: $18,246

Roy's Motel & Cafe Septic System Rehabilitation
Location: Amboy, California
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $172,000

Kaisa Barthuli

Program Manager

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

National Trails

National Park Service

1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

Ph: 505-988-6701

Email: kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov