NC Civil Rights Trail Application

Applications may be submitted by email to or by mail to:

NC Civil Rights Trail Marker Program
NC African American Heritage Commission
4632 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC  27699-4632


If submitting application by email, we kindly request that application materials are submitted via Google Drive or Dropbox link with, and not as attachments. 

Applicant Submission and Notification Periods

Round Notification
Round VI: January 2024 - June 14th, 2024 July 2024
Round VII: July 2024 - November 1st, 2024 November 2024


During acceptance periods, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Round VI applications must be submitted by Friday, June 14th, 2024.  

A maximum of twenty markers will be awarded for this round. If your application does not result in a marker award, you may re-apply up to one time.