Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA)
Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants ranging from $50 to $500 to Dorchester County, Maryland nonprofit organizations, museums, and municipalities to promote tourism throughout the County. Funding is intended to support activities such as natural resource projects, preservation planning, research, and professional development activities that enhance local heritage resources and events.
Mini-Grants help fund projects in the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area, supporting the efforts of local museums, organizations, and municipalities that advance the mission and goals of the Heritage Area. Projects must be heritage-tourism related. Only non-capital projects are eligible for funding. Samples of projects include, but are not limited to:
- Research and Documentation
- Interpretive Planning
- Interpretation and Education
- Preservation Planning
- Feasibility Studies
- Exhibits and Way Finding
- Natural Resource Projects
- Professional Development/Conferences
Projects must be located within the boundaries of the Heritage Area and must be consistent with the mission and goals of the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area as shown in the Foundation's Five-Year Action Plan (see Supporting Documents below).
GrantWatch ID#: 185119
Award Amounts: Between $500 and $5,000 for projects or between $50 and $500 for professional development.
No grant will be made for more than 50 percent of the total project cost.
Projects must be completed by Friday, August 23, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online: https://visitdorchester.org/?p=81770
For questions, and to discuss projects before submitting an application, contact:
Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area
2 Rose Hill Place
Cambridge, MD 21613
USA: Maryland: Dorchester County