Maryland Heritage Areas Grant Program

CanalFest, Can Place Heritage Area, Cumberland, Allegany CountyThe Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) provides dollar-for-dollar matching grants to non-profit organizations and governments for capital and non-capital projects located within a Maryland Certified Heritage Area (CHA).  Grants can support projects involving historical, cultural, or natural resources, sites, events, or facilities.  Eligible projects must have a heritage tourism component, for example the project involves a visitor destination such as a museum, visitor center, or nature center; helps to provide facilities and services that support heritage tourism, such as rehabilitating a historic building as a Bed & Breakfast, restaurant, or other tourism related retail use or is an event that will help to create a long-term increase in visitation to the Heritage Area. 

Grant Opportunities for Management Entities

Lower Susquehanna Greenway, Harford and Cecil Counties

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) provides Management, Marketing, Planning, and Project Grants to designated Management Entities within Maryland Certified Heritage Areas.

Grant Opportunities for Heritage Area Partners

MHAA provided a Project Grant to Sultana Projects, Inc. to significantly expand “Downrigging Weekend,” Maryland’s premier Tall Ships event.  The event takes place in early November and features an incredible array of historic ships from up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) provides dollar-for-dollar matching Project Grants to non-profit organizations and governments for capital and non-capital projects located within a Maryland Certified Heritage Area.

 

This page updated: February 4, 2011