Which Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) or Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) grant program is the best fit for your historic preservation or heritage tourism project?
Find out by watching the MHT Virtual Roadshow, coming to screen near you on Tuesday, December 8 at 10 am! During the webinar, they’ll cover eligibility requirements and application process tips for all of the grant programs that the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland Heritage Areas Program oversee.
Some grants regularly available from these organizations include:
MHAA Grant Program – This program provides dollar-for-dollar matching project grants to non-profit organizations and governments for capital and non-capital projects located within a certified Maryland heritage areas. Grants can support heritage tourism-related projects involving historical, cultural, or natural resources, events, or properties. This program is funded independently from MHT, and is administered by its own staff — Jennifer Ruffner, Ennis Smith, and Andrew Arvizu. It is housed within MHT, however, and shares grant software and grant-related tasks such as easement review and compliance with MHT grants.
MHT’s Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grant Program – These grants provide support for a wide variety of research, survey, planning, and educational activities involving architectural, archaeological, or cultural resources.
MHT’s Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program – The Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program promotes the acquisition, restoration, and rehabilitation of historic properties in Maryland.
African American Heritage Preservation Program Grants – This program provides capital grants to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, or communities of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland.
Make sure to join MHT and MHAA on December 8 to see what programs are right for you!