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.
comments powered by Disqus
- "Great Replacement" Shows how Many Americans Have Embraced Whites-Only Democracy
- Margaret Atwood: I Created Gilead, but the Supreme Court Might Make it Real
- "Great Replacement" Rhetoric has not Historically Been Out of Place in the Halls of Power
- Montpelier Board Appoints 11 Members from Descendants Committee
- Zemmour Acquitted of Holocaust Denial after Crediting Nazi Collaborator with Saving Jews
- Isaac Chotiner Interviews Kathleen Belew on White Power and the Buffalo Mass Shooting
- What if Mental Illness Isn't All In Your Head?
- Nursing Clio Project Connects Health, Gender and History
- Historian Leslie Reagan on the History of Abortion and Abortion Rights
- Mellon Foundation Event: Chinese American History, Asian American Experiences (May 19)