Grant for Regional Wayfinding Project

Roanoke. VA (October 16, 2019) - The Community Foundation announced today it has awarded $250,000  in  grants to five local jurisdictions to support tourism efforts to bring Wayfinding Signage to the region within Virginia's Blue Ridge footprint. The Cities of Roanoke and Salem and the Counties of Botetourt, Franklin, and Roanoke will each receive $50,000 as part of a 2:1 challenge, with each jurisdiction committing an additional $25,000 of their funds to the project. This will enable each jurisdiction to begin planning, purchasing and placing gateway, vehicular or pedestrian signage throughout each locality.  Regional Wayfinding Project Press Release