Save the Date: Historic Preservation Capital Grants Workshops

The Maryland Department of Planning offers a series of opportunities to learn more about grant writing for historic preservation throughout the state this November.

Counties may apply for funding for historic property acquisition, rehab, and surveys from the Maryland Historical Trust. 

The Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program promotes the acquisition, restoration, and rehabilitation of historic properties in Maryland. Eligible properties are listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places, either individually or as a contributing structure within a district.

According to the Maryland Historical Trust, the program has received an appropriation of $600,000 for FY2018 for grants of up to $100,000 per project per year. All applicants except for nonprofit organizations are required to provide a dollar-for-dollar match.

According to the Trust, eligible projects include:

  • Acquisition
  • Rehabilitation or restoration
  • Predevelopment costs such as studies, surveys, plans, and specifications, and architectural, engineering, or other special services directly related to pre-construction work for a capital project

You can register now to learn more at grant workshops, to be held around the state on November 6-21:

Workshops are free, but the Trust asks you to please register. Links to register can be found in the date and location descriptions below. You do not need to bring a ticket.

Meeting Dates and Locations

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Hampstead, Carroll County
North Carroll County Public Library (Large Meeting Room)
2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD 21074
Register here:

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Greenbelt, Prince George’s County
Greenbelt Community Center (201 Multipurpose Room)
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
Register here:

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. Leonard, Calvert County
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (MAC Lab Conference Room)
10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685
Register here:

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 1:30 – 3:30pm
Denton, Caroline County
Caroline County Public Library (Large Meeting Room)
100 Market Street, Denton, MD 21629
Register here:

* Please bring a form of ID with you to enter the building.

Additional information is available on MHT’s website.