African American Heritage Preservation Program
African American Heritage Preservation Program for FY2015
The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) are pleased to announce workshops regarding grants available through the. Five workshops are being offered across the state. View the Press Release here.
To view the list of locations and to register: please click here.
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The goal of the AAHPP is to identify and preserve buildings, communities and sites of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland. This competitive program, offered once per year, is supported through an annual appropriation from the Maryland General Assembly, and is administered as a joint partnership of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT). 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 MHT’s website or by contacting Kathy Monday at MHT at 410.514.7603 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed grant applications must be postmarked by July 15, 2013. For assistance in the development of project scope and purpose, contact Dr. Joni Jones, MCAAHC Director, at (410) 216-6190 or email@example.com. For assistance with capital project and technical preservation issues, contact Anne Raines, MHT Capital Grants and Loans Administrator, at (410) 514-7634 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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