Registration Now Open for Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program!


Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program: Upcoming Webinars from the Maryland Historic Trust

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Are you considering applying for a capital grant for your historic preservation project? Attend a webinar to learn about the application process, conveying an easement, and more!

The Maryland Historical Trust is hosting six webinars in November and January for prospective applicants for the Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program. This competitive funding program provides grants for construction projects on buildings or structures listed on or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Attend a webinar to learn if your project is eligible, what is required for submitting an application, how to convey an easement, and more. You can learn more about the grant program on our website.

Webinars are free, but we ask that you please register. Click the red buttons to register for the webinars you wish to attend:

Webinar Information:

Thursday, November 5, 2020 – 10:30am –12:00pm

Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program: General Overview

Learn about eligibility of applicant organizations, properties, and projects; documentation required for the application; selection criteria, and more.

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Friday, November 13, 2020 – 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program: Application Workshop

This interactive session will use sample application answers to offer tips for approaching your preservation project and grant application. Attendees are encouraged to bring project-specific questions.

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Monday, November 16, 2020 – 10:30am – 12:00pm

Preservation Easement Q&A

Learn about the process involved in conveying a preservation easement to MHT and how the easement fits into grant project timelines. This session is intended primarily as a Q&A webinar for applicants whose properties do not yet have a preservation easement through MHT.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 – 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Religious Sites Q&A

Grant projects involving religious sites have special requirements and considerations for eligible work, organizational documents, and approaches to public benefit. MHT grants staff are partnering with representatives from Partners for Sacred Spaces to share tips and resources for enhancing your preservation and history outreach impact. Attendees are encouraged to share their own preservation successes and network at the end of the session.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – 1:30pm – 3:00pm 

Historic Preservation Capital Grant Program: General Overview

Learn about eligibility of applicant organizations, properties, and projects; documentation required for the application; selection criteria, and more.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 – 10:30am – 12:00pm

Match Requirements Q&A

Learn about eligible matching funds and requirements for documenting match. Local governments, businesses, and individuals must provide match; non-profit applicants are not required to provide match.

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We look forward to seeing you in November and January! 

For more information about the webinars or the grant program, please contact Barbara Fisher, Capital Grant Administrator, at barbara.fisher@maryland.gov.

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