Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture Announces $1 Million In Funding for Preservation ProjectsBreaking News
tags: historic preservation, African American history, grants, Maryland
“The Commission’s primary function is to protect and preserve Black history in Maryland,” said Chanel Compton, MCAAHC Executive Director. “I am pleased that the State of Maryland has committed nearly $10 million in funding over the last 10 years to support 115 projects around the state. This ensures that future generations experience and learn from such valuable resources.”
Grant awards range from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $100,000. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations and local jurisdictions. Business entities and individuals may also apply for program grants when seeking funds for a preservation or development project that serves a high public purpose. Eligible projects include acquisition, construction, capital improvement, and certain predevelopment costs for African American heritage properties. Program guidelines and grant applications may be obtained from the Maryland Historical Trust. The deadline is 11:59 pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
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