Communities across Maryland benefit from the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit – and it is now seriously threatened by comprehensive tax reform. We need your help.
Preservation Maryland works at the federal, state and local level to influence the policies, programs and funding mechanisms that make preservation possible. Advocacy remains one of the primary activities of the organization because of the dramatic scale of its impact.
Rather than just saving one building, aggressive advocacy gives us an opportunity to save thousands of buildings.
The following advocacy issues represent our current portfolio of active efforts. Each issue presents itself with an opportunity to get involved – and each urgently requires donor support to make them a success.
In Maryland, tax credits for rehab projects have saved thousands of historic buildings statewide and created billions in state revenue.
Promoting and enhancing the history of Maryland is a big job – and one that fuels one of the state’s most important industries: Heritage Tourism.
Thanks to this program, nearly all Marylanders are just 15 minutes away from a state, local park or public open space.
State funding for preservation benefits all Marylanders – and has saved historic resources from Oakland to Ocean City.
Federal agencies oversee key funding programs and policies that protect America’s historic resources from needless destruction.
Several key state agencies are charged with protecting Maryland’s history – a job that requires adequate resources.
Main Street Maryland’s traditional downtown economic and cultural districts are the cornerstones of local communities throughout the State of Maryland.