A limited number of $500 sponsorships are being offered by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor for events and festivals taking place along or near the canal system between May and December.

To qualify, events must promote or highlight the canal corridor’s historic, cultural, scenic or recreational features.

Deadline for applications is Feb. 11. For information and applications, visit and click on “Grants and Funding” under the “Get Involved” link.