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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Past Grant Awards (partial list)


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name
LCTSE Illini Chapter of the LCTHF Eastern Legacy Tourism Program
LCTSE Lakota Language Consortium Lakota Summer Institute
LCTSE Lewis and Clark Foundation Lewis and Clark Among the Grizzlies
LCTSE Missouri River Relief, Inc. Missouri River Cleanup of LCNHT
LCTSE Upper Mo. R. Heritage Planning Education Rack Card
LCTSE Yankton County Historical Society Connecting Cultures With the Corp
LCTSE Oahe Habitat For Humanity Lewis and Clark Signs
LCTSE Fort Atkinson Foundation Ft. Atkinson State Historical Park Signs
Ed. Missouri River Relief Corps of Discovery curriculum instructor


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name Award
LCTSE Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation Interpretive signage for the Lewis and Clark Trail in Allegheny County, PA $4,100
LCTSE Center for Archaeological Investigation at Southern Illinois University Archaeology and Public Outreach at Fort Kaskaskia, IL $5,000
LCTSE LCTHF National Office Funding for Forest Service Trail Stewardship Agreement, MT $990
LCTSE Lewis and Clark Society of America Reconstruction of Camp River Dubois, IL $3,340
LCTSE Missouri River Relief Connecting Communities to LCNHT, MO $2,500
LCTSE Mouth of the Platte Chapter Triumphant Return of the Lewis and Clark White Pirogue $3,000
LCTSE Lewis & Clark Foundation Children's Discovery Exhibit, Great Falls Airport, MT $5,000
LCTSE The Language Conservancy NHA Summer Institute 2018, ND $5,000
LCTSE Montana Wilderness Association Lewis and Clark Pass Interpretive Sign and Trail Maintenance, MT $2,210
LCTSE Travelers' Rest Preservation and Heritage Association Travelers' Rest Crossroads Interpretive Plaza $7,000
LCTSE Oregon Trails Preservation Trust Lewis and Clark Oregon Trails Partnership $5,000
MT Signs Fort Benton Community Improvement Association Lewis and Clark Botanical Garden signs $2,000
MT Signs Park County, Montana Riverfront Park and Meyers River View Trail signs na
Ed. Confluence Project Sandy River Delta, OR signage na
Ed. Sacajawea State Park, Washington Heritage Days Event na
    Total na


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name Award
LCTSE Bitter Root Cultural Heritage Trust Descent Trail Interpretation $6,000
LCTSE Board of Trustees, Southern Illinois University Archaeology & Public Outreach at Ft. Kaskaskia, IL $7,432
LCTSE Crimson Bluff Chapter/LCTHF L&C Expedition Sites in Broadwater County, MT poster $3,642
LCTSE Philadelphia Chapter/LCTHF Lewis and Clark Down the Ohio River in 1803 brochure $6,100
LCTSE Illini Chapter/LCTHF 2017 Illinois Brochure Program (Go Adventuring L&C) $5,000
MT Signs Big Hole Valley Association

Trail Creek, Gibbons Pass, Lost Trail Pass, and Lemhi Pass sign replacement

MT Signs Bitter Root Cultural Heritage Trust Sula Ranger Ranger Station, Sula Overlook, and Nee-Mee-Poo Trailhead sign replacement $2,000
    Total $32,174


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name
LCTSE Badger State Chapter Alexander Hamilton Willard in Wisconsin $6,303
LCTSE Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, MO Bureau of Land Management traveling exhibits, tent and hand out literature $7,500
LCTSE MO KS River Bend Chapter 2016 Exploring the L&C Trail Program for KS, MO, and IL $7,500
LCTSE MO River Basin Lewis and Clark Center Display Case for Mapping Instruments used by L&C to determine lat and long $1,000
LCTSE National Smokejumpers Association Clearing the Cescent Trail, Lost Trail Pass $2,209
LCTSE Ohio River Chapter L&C Eastern Legacy Uniform Sign System—Project Brochure & Acquisition of Additional Signs $6,900
LCTSE Our Montana Yellowstone River Interpretive Map Project $5,900
LCTSE Rochejone Chapter Clark's Canoe Camp Discovery $7,500
LCTSE Rochejone Chapter Canoe Camp Interpretive Sign $2,000
LCTSE Salmon Valley Stewardship Discovery Hill Stewardship and Education Project $6,500
LCTSE WA County Historical Association (NE) Museum Display of L&C's First Meeting of the Otoe and Missouria, the council on the bluff $3,200
    Total $56,512


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name Award
LCTSE Confluence Project (Maya Lin) Refinishing two Cape Disappointment art installations $1,000
LCTSE Friends of the Missouri Breaks Monument Enhancing visitor experiences on the Lewis and Clark Trail $2500
LCTSE Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge n/a n/a


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name State Award
LCTSE Carolina Chapter Fort Southwest Point's Link to L&C Expedition; Interpretive Signs NC $7,500
LCTSE Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Traveling Trunk; Program Support WA $1,000
LCTSE Headwaters Chapter Missouri Headwaters State Park Interpretive Relief Map Project; Interpretive Sign MT $7,500
LCTSE Idaho Chapter Lolo Trail Volunteer Maintenance; Trail Work ID $5,000
LCTSE L & C Fort Mandan Foundation Public Education and Interpretation ND/SD; Trail/Tourism Marketing ND $7,500
LCTSE Manitou Bluffs Chapter Media Projects for Education; Website/Programs SD $3,545
LCTSE MRB Lewis & Clark Interp. Center Navigating the Missouri River in 1804; Exhibitry Software Development NB $4,000
LCTSE Natchez Trace Parkway Association Meriwether Lewis Media Interpretation; Smartphone Applications TN $6,000
LCTSE Ohio River Chapter Marking of the Ohio River Corridor Signing WV $7,500
LCTSE Rochejhone Chapter Clark Canoe Camp Archeology MT $2,600
Total $52,145.00


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name State Award
LCTSE California Chapter Bilingual English-Spanish children's book and bilingual school and library presentations CA $4,125.00
LCTSE California Chapter Education along the Trail: A joint project of the CA Chapter and the Roosevelt Country Library, Wolf Point MT $2,729.00
LCTSE Encounters on the Prairie Chapter Post-flood sign replacement SD $1,000.00
LCTSE Greater Metro St. Louis Chapter New exhibit: a bull boat made on the Crow Reservation IL $1,875.00
LCTSE Home Front Chapter Relocating and interpreting the keelboat and pirouges VA $7,500.00
LCTSE Jefferson River Canoe Trail Chapter Jefferson River ownership map MT $1,320.00
LCTSE Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Chapter Independence Creek flood repair, repair trail, earth lodge, interpretation, amenities KS $3,000.00
LCTSE Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Chapter L&C Park at Kaw Point permanent redoubt construction project KS $5,200.00
LCTSE Mouth of the Platte Chapter Lewis and Clark Family Days IA $5,400.00
LCTSE Mouth of the Platte Chapter Nebraska City interpretive sign NB $3,000.00
LCTSE Portage Route Chapter West Bank Interpretive sign update MT $7,200.00
LCTSE Travelers Rest Chapter Travelers Rest Expansion MT $7,500.00
Total $48,849.00


Type Chapter/Organization Grant/Project Name State Award
LCTSE California Chapter Roosevelt Co. Library, MT MT/CA $3,700.00
LCTSE Crest of the Rockies Chapter Phase I - Jean B. Charbonneau USA $500.00
LCTSE Encounters on the Prairie Chapter Post-flood Sign Replacement SD $500.00
LCTSE Geo. Drouillard Chapter /Cape Girardeau Post-flood Murals/Sign Repaire MO $4,000.00
LCTSE Greater Metro St. Louis Chapter Post-flood Restoration/Path/Re-plating/Signage MO $2,600.00
LCTSE Home Front Chapter/Charlottesville Learning Landscape "Educational Landscapes" VA $4,000.00
LCTSE Jefferson River Canoe Trail Chapter Canoe Trail Brochure MT $750.00
LCTSE Manitou Bluffs Chapter/Jefferson City Mid-MO Trail Maintenance MO $2,800.00
LCTSE Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Web streaming camera/Bldg. Preservation at Kaw Point MO $3,000.00
LCTSE Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Chapter Seven sites video & booklet MO $1,200.00
LCTSE National Capital Chapter Lewis & Clark the Frederick, MD Connection MD $4950.00
LCTSE Ohio River Chapter Big Bone Lick L&C Signs OH $900.00
LCTSE Ohio River Chapter Keelboat Replica IN $5,000.00
LCTSE Oregon Chapter Signs for Nchaqwli Village OR $5,000.00
LCTSE Oregon Chapter Columbia River Map OR/WA $500.00
LCTSE Philadelphia Chapter Two Philadelphia Brochures PA $5,000.00
LCTSE Rochejhone Chapter/Billings Clark Canoe Camp Archeology MT $5,000.00
LCTSE Sgt. Floyd Tri-State Chapter Flag Replacement/Floyd Monument IA $500.00
LCTSE Sgt. Floyd Tri-State Chapter Flood repairs, Visitor/Ed. Center, Onawa, IA IA $500.00
LCTSE Washington State Chapter Dismal Nitch Native Plants WA $500.00
Total $53,400.00