Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural (URR) Program is to preserve the Underground Railroad’s legacy and to demonstrate how the Underground Railroad’s widespread operations network transformed our Nation. In addition, the URR Program promotes the formation of public-private partnerships to help disseminate information regarding the Underground Railroad throughout the United States, including lessons to be drawn from the history of the Underground Railroad.
Applications Available: April 30, 2010.
Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 14, 2010.
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofit educational organizations that are established to research, display, interpret, and collect artifacts relating to the history of the Underground Railroad, including the lessons to be drawn from such history.
Estimated Available Funds: $1,942,000. Estimated Range of Awards: $500,000-$1,000,000. Estimated Average Size of Awards: $647,333 to $971,000 total for up to three years. Estimated Number of Awards: 2 to 3.
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