Historic Firehouse, Ellicott City, Maryland

Announcing the Ellicott City Revitalization Grant Program

04/19/2017
By Preservation Maryland

Preservation Maryland and Historic Ellicott City, Inc. are pleased to announce a new grant program to benefit historic Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland.

The Historic Ellicott City Revitalization Grant Program will provide direct assistance for the rehabilitation and preservation of properties, and the promotion of cultural resources within the Ellicott City Historic District boundaries. Non-profit organizations, religious institutions, and county agencies will be eligible to apply.

$50,000 in funding will be made available and will be disbursed in grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to grant awardees.

Projects eligible for funding from the grant program fall into three broad categories:

In 2017 repair and rehabilitation will be the priority funding category. Grant applications are due to Preservation Maryland by June 2, 2017.

Read the Official Press Release

Main Street, Ellicott City, Ca. 1890, Library of Congress

Preservation Maryland is administering the program as a component of the organization’s ongoing response to the 2016 flood disaster. The grant fund is is financially supported by Historic Ellicott City, Inc as well as donors to Preservation Maryland’s Ellicott City Flood Recovery Fund.

As a part Preservation Maryland’s response, Ellicott City was selected as a Six-to-Fix project in 2016 and dedicated staff have provided support in the organization’s temporary field office, the Ellicott City Preservation Resource Center. This new grant funding will support a wide range of activities in the historic district and will assist local non-profits and religious institutions with projects and programs that will support the recovery of the historic community. Applications are due Friday June 2, 2017 by 12:00 PM.

Ellicott City Grant Program Outline 2017 (PDF)

Ellicott City Grant Application (PDF)

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