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Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grant

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits and Agencies
for Historical Preservation Projects

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Maryland Historical Trust (MHT)

LOI Date:

07/17/20

Deadline Date:

08/28/20 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $75,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations and government agencies for historical preservation projects. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Priority will be given to projects that focus on the impacts of climate change and natural disasters, in-depth archaeological and architectural studies, and broad-based archaeological and architectural surveys.

These grants provide support for a wide variety of research, survey, planning, and educational activities involving architectural, archaeological, or cultural resources. Eligible activities may include preservation plans, historic and cultural resource surveys, educational outreach programs, and National Register nominations. For eligible projects and activities, see https://mht.maryland.gov/documents/PDF/grants/NonCap/FY%202021-NC-Grants-Manual.pdf#page=4. Interdisciplinary projects are encouraged.

In FY 2021, special priority will be given to:

  • Broad-based and comprehensive archaeological or architectural surveys (as opposed to surveys of limited or "development-defined" areas):
    • The overarching goal of such projects should be to identify and document previously unknown archaeological sites and architectural resources in a systematic manner.
    • Projects in areas where less survey work has been carried out, or where surveys are significantly out-of-date are particularly encouraged to apply, as well as projects that will lead to new or significantly updated historic districts in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Projects designed to assess, document, or address the impacts of natural disasters, ongoing natural processes, and/or climate change on threatened resources:
    • The overarching goal of such projects should be to assist State Agencies, local governments, non-profits, and others in efforts to monitor the impacts of changing environmental conditions on known archaeological sites, architectural resources or unsurveyed areas likely to be abundant in historical and cultural resources, to assess those threats, and respond appropriately.
    • Priority will be given to work in areas that are poorly surveyed, that are known to have under-documented resource types, or that characterize underrepresented communities.
  • Projects that undertake in-depth architectural or archaeological study of a specific topic, time period, or theme:
    • The overarching goal of such projects should be to develop a viable approach for focusing on a particular archaeological or architectural subject in-depth.
    • Projects which explore topics that are poorly documented in MHT site files, or which develop historic contexts, will be strong contenders for grant funding.

MHT grant funds must be used for costs directly related to research, survey, planning, and educational activities involving architectural, archaeological, or cultural resources. For eligible costs, see https://mht.maryland.gov/documents/PDF/grants/NonCap/FY%202021-NC-Grants-Manual.pdf#page=6.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124187

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$300,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Individual Non-Capital Grant awards generally range from $5,000 to $75,000. The maximum award is $75,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects generally should be completed within twenty-four (24) months of the execution dateof the grant agreement.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations (including state agencies) and local jurisdictions are eligible to apply for MHT Non-Capital Grant funding. Nonprofit organizations must be in good standing with the State of Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, be qualified to do business in Maryland, and have the legal capacity and authority to incur obligations under the grant program. Organization status information can be obtained by contacting the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT).

MHT grant funds may not be used to pay for the following items:
- Legal and appraisal fees;
- Insurance premiums;
- Food or beverage costs;
- State staff time or funds;
- Payment to any MHT staff and Board of Trustees members;
- Costs incurred or work accomplished prior to the approval of the MHT grant.

Pre-Application Information:

Intent to Apply forms for Non-Capital Historic Preservation grants are due on July 17, 2020. The deadline for completed applications is August 28, 2020. Grant awards will be announced in the fall of 2020.

For a full grant program schedule, see https://mht.maryland.gov/documents/PDF/grants/NonCap/FY%202021-NC-Grants-Manual.pdf#page=8.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact MHT staff prior to application submission to discuss project eligibility and the proposed scope of work.

For grants to local jurisdictions, a dollar-for-dollar match is required of the grant recipient. This match may consist of cash, an equivalent dollar value of in-kind contributions, or a combination of both. In most cases, projects which provide an equivalent cash match will be given preference in selection for funding. Thus, match is strongly recommended; the existence of matching funds will enhance the competitiveness of the application. If awarded funding, applicants will be required to document all matching funds shown in the project budget.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Begin a new Intent to Apply for Historic Preservation Non-Capital Grants at: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1777?SA=SNA&FID=35155

Organization status information can be obtained by contacting the State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT). at 301 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, 410-767-1184, or through its website at http://dat.state.md.us/.

For assistance in developing a scope of work and budget for your proposal, please contact the MHT staff member responsible for your project discipline:

Archaeology: Matt McKnight, 410-697-9572 or matthew.mcknight@maryland.gov
Architectural Survey: Heather Barrett, 410-697-9536 or heather.barrett@maryland.gov
All other projects: Karen Golder, 410-697-9550 or karen.golder@maryland.gov
For further assistance in the preparation of your application, please contact Karen Golder at 410-697-9550 or karen.golder@maryland.gov

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