• Heritage Area At a Glance 

  • Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) Project Grants

  • *The FY23 grant round is underway. If you were not able to apply, please mark your calendar as the next grant round will begin in January 2023.

    The Maryland Heritage Areas Program provides dollar-for-dollar matching grants to nonprofit organizations and government entities for capital and non-capital projects located within a Certified Heritage Area. Grants can support projects involving historical, cultural or natural resources, sites, events or facilities. Eligible projects must have a heritage tourism component or contribute to research that will directly inform a heritage tourism product.  Full details are available in the program guidelines.  Current funding opportunities and training can be found on the MHT grants page.

    Quick Facts:

    • Capital Project grants up to $100,000 with a 1:1 match (100% cash match or in-kind match - Any combination)
    • Non-Capital Project grants up to $50,000 with a 1:1 match (100% cash match or in-kind match - Any combination)

    For more detailed information, we invite you to visit the MHAA website. Click to download the FY2023 Grant guidelines. Begin your intent to apply submission.

    Here are important dates to remember:

    • Intent to Apply deadline: 1/29/23
    • Full application deadline: 3/1/23

    For any questions regarding applying for a MHAA grant, please contact us at 301-387-4386.

    Upcoming Grant Workshops/Webinars: 

    Virtual Webinar (to be recorded)  

    Wednesday, December 21 from 10 AM to 12 PM 

    Streamed live on MHAA’s YouTube channel: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/c883302e/nNcZpa-s8UuAzz6FgSqxjA?u=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMcC84ixKDw   


    In-Person Information Session  

    Monday, January 9 from 1 to 2 PM 

    Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) Headquarters: 100 Community Place Crownsville, Maryland 21032 

    Register here: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/fb5c4986/2e1W-J54l0y-n0Zu4BeSXw?u=http://bit.ly/MHAA_Jan9 


    Virtual Q&A Sessions  

    Thursday, January 19 from 5 to 6 PM   

    Via Google Meet: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/3a638281/CIt_fNPfD0SumhW0SnpBoQ?u=https://meet.google.com/sni-xgzm-gyv Or dial: ‪(US) +1 240-734-0342 PIN: ‪401 749 765# 


    Monday, January 23 from 3 to 4 PM  

    Via Google Meet: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/c47e2b9e/yQWhVjFwrEWJOYssguSWaQ?u=https://meet.google.com/yjd-eren-bxg  Or dial: ‪(US) +1 574-621-3704 PIN: ‪103 590 765# 


    Tuesday, January 31 from 10 to 11 AM  

    Via Google Meet: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/54d1f42a/Jtv_pk9SvU_lb4WJUEy-Mw?u=https://meet.google.com/wns-asiw-ukm Or dial: ‪(US) +1 929-299-3166 PIN: ‪257 026 949#


    Friday, February 10 from 12 to 1 PM  

    Via Google Meet: https://link.edgepilot.com/s/5e2bbbd1/5JYajukINEKUN5CiygOs7w?u=https://meet.google.com/juv-apwx-jpz Or dial: ‪(US) +1 862-259-5973 PIN: ‪521 719 217#



  • Past Projects Photo Gallery

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      Garrett Celtic Festival - Chautauqua
    • FriendsvTour22-toned---Tim-Jacobsen-w1920.jpg
      Friendsville Interactive History Tour
    • GarrettTrailsMeadowMountainTrailPhaseII-w1440.jpg
      Meadow Mountain Trail - Heritage Phase
    • PhotoDisplayFinal-w1920.jpg
      Visitors Center Photo Display (right)
    • PhotoDisplayFinalLeft-w1920.jpg
      Visitors Center Photo Display (left)
    • CasselmanBrideBicentennial-w1920.jpg
      Casselman Bridge Bicentennial
    • transportationmuseummurals-w1920.jpg
      Transportation Museum Murals
    • ASCI_Infrastructure_Improvements_Amphitheater_Photo_C_Sharon_2014_08_28-w1920.jpg
      ASCI Amphitheater Infrastructure
    • BarnQuilt551-w1920.jpg
      Garrett Barn Quilt Heritage Trail Expansion
  • Fall Project Grant Workshop/Webinar Recording
  • This project has been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland.
    However, project contents or opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

  • Photo Credits: Tim Jacobsen, Bob Carney, Marcia Warnick, Sarah Myers, Crede Calhoun, Higher Focus Studios, Garrett Historical Society, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce