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Baltimore City Historic Preservation Fund

Grants to Maryland Nonprofits to Conserve Historical
Buildings to Benefit Residents of the City of Baltimore

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Foundation / Corporation

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Preservation Maryland

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Grants ranging between $1,000 and $10,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations to conserve historical buildings to benefit communities in the City of Baltimore. Funding is available for education, research, rehabilitation work, planning preservation, and preparation of nominations for the National Register.

The Baltimore City Historic Preservation Fund provides direct assistance for capital and noncapital activities that advance efforts to preserve historically significant properties in the City of Baltimore.

A special focus of this initiative is to support projects that not only help support the preservation of structures but to prioritize projects that are important to neighborhood identity and contribute to the revitalization of communities.

Projects eligible for funding:
- Capital and non-capital activities located in the City of Baltimore
- Rehabilitation of properties that significantly contribute to the history of Baltimore and its neighborhoods
- Preparation of National Register nominations of historic districts
- Rehabilitation of individual sites that support active neighborhood revitalization strategies
- Public archaeology or public history programs that strengthen neighborhood cohesion: Educational, research, promotion, and planning efforts related to historic resource preservation that enhances ongoing neighborhood revitalization efforts
- Projects that comply with all state and local planning requirements
- Capital projects that comply with Baltimore City Historic Preservation Design Guidelines.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185623

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Recommended grant requests will be between $1,000 and $10,000. Grant awards will be made at the discretion of the Committee and the Committee may consider awards above the recommended amount on a case-by-case basis

Term of Contract:

Demonstrated progress must be made on the project within 12 months and it must be completed within three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Tax-exempt organizations in Baltimore City are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is April 12, 2019.

It is highly recommended potential applicants call Jessica Feldt to discuss their project prior to completing an application.

A 10% match or above is preferred but not required.


Contact Information:

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

Guidelines and application form:

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Feldt, Preservation Initiatives Manager at Preservation Maryland by phone at 410-685-2886 ext. 302 or by email at

Nicholas A. Redding, Executive Director

Preservation Maryland
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 248
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Phone: 410.685.2886
Fax: 410.539.2182

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland: City of Baltimore