Funding Resources

If you are looking for additional funding for your project beyond what Liberty Historic Railway may be able to provide, you may wish to apply for grants or funding from any of the below organizations.

This page is intended only as a resource for preservationists looking for additional funding for their projects. It contains links and information to national and state grants that are available for transportation-related restoration projects. Liberty Historic Railway is not affiliated with any of these organizations, and cannot guarantee or influence their funding decisions or disbursements.


National Railway Historical Society - Heritage Grants

Tom E. Dailey Foundation - Railroad Heritage Grants

John H. Emery Rail Heritage Trust - Railroad Heritage Grants

Amherst Railway Society - Founder's Award & Heritage Grants

Trains Magazine - Preservation Award

  • Funding: $10,000
  • Availability: annual
  • Applications: no formal application, proposal due by October 15th
  • Timeline: awarded in mid-November
  • Link: (available in mid-August)

Norfolk Southern Foundation - Grant Program

CSX Transportation - Non-Profit GRANT PROGRAM

New Jersey Funding

NJ Historic Trust - Corporate Business Tax (CBT) Historic Preservation FUND

New Jersey Department of State - Project Grants

The Provident Bank Foundation - Community Enrichment Grant