Maryland Heritage Areas Grant Program
Grant Opportunities for Partner Organizations
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 (CHA).
Partner organizations are not eligible to apply for Operating Assistance, Marketing, or Management Plan update grants.
For more information on project grants, email or call Richard Hughes, MHAA Administrator , or (410) 514-7685.
Maryland Heritage Areas Program FY 2014 Grant Webinar
Are you located in a Certified Heritage Area?
Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital, non-capital and programming projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism?
If so, you will want to watch the FY 2014 Grant Webinar. This is an opportunity to learn more about the FY 2014 grant program and the revised grant application forms and review criteria.
You can find the instruction materials for this year's project grants here.
The full webinar is available here. The video runs 1 hour. It is a recording of a live webinar that was recorded on January 28, 2013.
Questions? Call Jennifer Ruffner at 410-514-7612.
Non-profit organizations and local governments within Certified Heritage Areas may apply for project grants for both capital and non-capital projects. Project grants may also be used for projects that involve two or more Heritage Areas, such as driving tours, signage, or other collaborative efforts.
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.
This page updated: January 30, 2013
Forms & Documents
African American Heritage Preservation
Heritage Areas Grants
Museum Assistance Grants
Non-Capital Grants (Non-Heritage Area)
Application Tips & Resources