East Greenbush, NY Congresswoman Elise Stefanik delivered on her commitment to fund the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, after her continuous advocacy, the Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor received a $750,000 grant from the National Park Service to support the preservation of historic buildings in the rural communities of the Mohawk Valley.

In January 2023, Stefanik sent a letter advocating for additional funding for the Erie Canalway and the need to support preservation programs for projects supporting the rehabilitation of National Register-listed-properties leading to the economic improvement of rural communities in Herkimer and Montgomery counties. 

"I am proud to deliver funding to the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor after my advocacy and support for the project to preserve these nationally significant historical, cultural, educational, scenic, and natural resources along the New York State Canal System.” Stated Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. "This $750,000 grant will help promote economic development, preserve historic properties along the canalway including counties impacted in my district like Montgomery and Herkimer counties and strengthening our rural communities in the Mohawk Valley."