Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) and Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area (HCWHA)
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, local, state, and federal agencies in eligible areas to support local preservation and economic development. Applicants must contact staff and submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Grants are available for capital and non-capital projects in the Civil War Heritage Area, which covers portions of Carroll, Frederick, and Washington Counties.
Non-capital projects include:
Capital projects include:
Priority will be given to activities that address the specific goals and objectives identified in the approved Certified Heritage Area Management Plan, or in subsequent planning documents created by the Certified Heritage Area, such as a Five-Year Plan or Annual Work Plan.
Eligible projects and activities can be found starting at https://mht.maryland.gov/documents/PDF/grants/Grants_MHAA_Guidelines.pdf#page=4.
GrantWatch ID#: 185120
Non-capital MHAA grants are awarded for up to $50,000 per project, while capital MHAA grants are awarded for up to $100,000 per project. Projects seeking less than $5,000 in grant funding are not eligible for MHAA project grants.
Generally, grants will be made as one-time awards, not for ongoing projects or activities that require a multi-year grant commitment. Grants can be awarded to multiple phases of a larger project, however.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online LOI and Application:
Have online application questions?
Contact Emily Huebner, Assistant Director: firstname.lastname@example.org or 240.608.5177
USA: Maryland: The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area covers portions of Carroll, Frederick, and Washington Counties.
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