Most donations have come from individuals. Corporate donations and government grants have been much more difficult to come by. It's just not a politically correct project, he said, but it should be.I'm not sure that nails the problem. Based on my analysis of Civil War Internet term searches (1999-2000), apart from Lee and Jackson, no Rebel general registers as a significant search term, which I take as an expression of lack of interest. Put another way, in my research, any second or third tier Union general attracted thousands of searches compared to just hundreds for a Bragg, a Johnston, a Stuart.
This Trust needs $1 million and has raised about one-tenth of that, according to this article.