Foundation / Corporation
Patapsco Heritage Greenway (PHG), Patapsco Valley Heritage Area (PVHA)
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible locations for preservation and heritage projects. Funding is intended to develop collaborations, encourage stewardship of natural resources, encourage preservation, and promote heritage tourism. Applicants located within the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area, or who are creating projects or programs within or benefitting the Area, are eligible to apply.
Examples of eligible non-capital projects include new heritage tours, maps, interpretive displays, brochures, exhibits, or events. Educational seminars, workshops, or conferences that encourage or enhance preservation, revitalization, and interpretation of the area’s natural, cultural and historic resources are also eligible. Mini-grants can include up to 10% overhead costs.
PHG encourages proposals that are consistent with upcoming regional thematic heritage-tourism-related initiatives and/or commemorations and those that include new technology, foster environmentally friendly and sustainable practices at heritage sites, and/or create new heritage-related programming in the arts. Other types of projects not specifically stated here may be eligible and should be discussed with heritage area staff.
Eligible activities must take place within the boundaries of PVHA and be consistent with the goals, objectives, strategies, and actions outlined in the approved Management Plan. Mini-grants can fund non-capital projects that support and create heritage tourism resources and experiences. Non-capital projects often fall into the broad categories of planning, interpretation, programming, digital resources, and research. Mini-grant recipients can also use the funds for marketing activities.
GrantWatch ID#: 186727
The maximum grant award is $5,000.
The project shall be completed and funds obligated by June 1 of the fiscal year in which the grant is awarded.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send applications and direct questions to:
Aaron Shapiro, Executive Director
Patapsco Heritage Greenway
P.O. Box 96
Ellicott City, MD 21043
USA: Maryland: Patapsco Valley Heritage Area
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