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Purpose of Program:
The purpose of the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural (URR) Program is to help preserve the Underground Railroad's legacy and to help demonstrate how the Underground Railroad's widespread operations network transformed our Nation.
In addition, the URR also 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.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number:
8 4. 345A.
Applications for grants under the Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program--CFDA number 8 4. 345A--must be submitted electronically using e-Application, accessible through the Department's e-Grants Web site at:
While completing your electronic application, you will be entering data online that will be saved into a database.
You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us.