Garrett County Chamber of Commerce - Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area
11/30/20 4:00 PM
Grants of up to $2,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations and local jurisdictions in eligible regions for projects that attract tourists to the Maryland certified heritage area. Funding is intended to support marketing, exhibits, tours, projects, and planning that build on interpretive themes identified in the Management Plan including: Transportation, Man and Nature, Historic Recreation, and Cultural Uniqueness. Projects should attract cultural heritage tourists to the borders of the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area, located in Garrett County.
Examples of eligible projects include: Exhibits, signage, podcasts, heritage-related publications, events, heritage tourism-related website development. Heritage tourism-related educational programs for K-12 students, home-schooled students, and/or after-school educational programs, and all-age educational seminars, workshops, and conferences that encourage or enhance preservation, revitalization, and interpretation of the area’s natural, cultural and historic resources are also eligible. Some marketing expenses are eligible to be funded through mini-grants.
GrantWatch ID#: 146971
The maximum grant award is $2,000.
Projects must not begin before the grant award is announced. Projects must be completed by May 15, 2021. If you cannot meet the completion date, please contact the funding source to discuss your project timeline.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications may be mailed or emailed to:
Kim Folk, Heritage Area & Groups Director
Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
15 Visitors Center Drive
McHenry, MD 21541
301.387.5238 - Direct
For questions, please call 301-387-4386.
Visit https://mht.maryland.gov/secure/medusa/ to confirm that the project location is within the boundaries
USA: Maryland: The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area, a Maryland certified heritage area located in Garrett County
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