Tulsa Route 66 Commission hosting free Route 66 grants workshop

TULSA, Okla. — The Tulsa Route 66 Commission is hosting a free workshop for people interested in learning more about Route 66-specific grants available in Tulsa and across the country.

Workshop panelists will include Kaisa Barthuli of the National Parks Service, Michelle Barnett with PartnerTulsa, Bill Thomas with the Road Ahead Partnership and the federal Route 66 Centennial Commission, Rhys Martin with the Oklahoma Route 66 Association & Tulsa Route 66 Commission, and Samantha Extance with Tulsa Route 66 Commission and Tulsa Planning Office.

The workshop will review the grants and funds listed below as well as touch on other grant opportunities on the horizon for Route 66:

  • Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program
  • Black Experiences Grant
  • Route 66 Extraordinary Women Micro Enterprise Grant
  • Brownfield Assessment Grant
  • Neon Sign Matching Grant Program
  • Route 66 Special Event Matching Grant Program

The workshop will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. A recording of the workshop will be emailed to all attendees.

For those who do not have access to a computer, the workshop will be live-streamed in person in Theater No. 3 at Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave.

You can register for the free workshop here.





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