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Announcing the FY2022 Application Round for the African American Heritage Preservation Program

Mar 23 2021

Announcing the FY2022 Application Round for the African American Heritage Preservation Program

Grants for NonprofitsApplications will be available Thursday, April 1, 2021 and will be due July 1, 2021.

About the African American Heritage Preservation Program

The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) provides grants to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, or communities of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland. The AAHPP is administered as a partnership between the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) and the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC). The program typically receives an annual appropriation of $1,000,000 for grants per year.

Eligible Applicants

The AAHPP provides capital grants to nonprofits (state and federal government entities may apply as nonprofits), local governments, businesses and individuals for eligible projects. All applicants except for nonprofit organizations are required to provide a dollar-for-dollar match.

Informational Webinars

The Maryland Commission on African American Heritage and Culture and the Maryland Historical Trust are hosting webinars for prospective applicants.

FY2022 AAHPP Webinar Schedule:

Webinars are free and open to the public. There will be three workshops – two general program overview sessions and one proposal-writing 101 session.

  • Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am: General Overview
  • Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm: General Overview
  • Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Proposal-Writing 101

Visit the African American Heritage Preservation Program website to register for a webinar. Access links will be emailed to registrants the day before each session.

For additional information, contact Dr. Charlotte Lake at [email protected] or Director Chanel Compton at [email protected].