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Total Funds Granted by Year and Era

Grants Awarded by Year

Table 1 and Figure 1 show that since its inception, the National Scenic Byways Program has awarded over $277 million to byways and byway communities across the country. Annual program funding grew from approximately $10 million in 1992 to $25.6 million in 2006.[1]

Table 1: Total National Scenic Byways Program Grants, 1992-2006
Year Grants
Awarded
Total Grant Funding
1992 75 $10,000,000
1993 94 $10,040,000
1994 82 $10,000,000
1995 105 $18,937,124
1996 104 $13,396,800
1997 77 $11,903,934
1998 97 $7,000,000
1999 242 $34,385,173
2000 122 $20,399,233
2001 142 $20,483,088
2002 140 $23,083,400
2003 209 $26,327,750
2004 169 $23,854,702
2005 207 $22,457,500
2006 309 $25,563,807
Total 2,174 $277,832,511

Figure 1 : Annual and Cumulative Program Funds Granted

Chart showing total annual and cumulative NSBP grant funding for the years 1992 through 2006 (the annual figures are those for Total Grant Funding in Table 1).

  1. As this report was being written, the 2007 grants were awarded: 276 grants totaling $30,533,369. Thus, over the life of the Program, a total of $308 million has been granted for 2,450 projects. ^ back
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