One of the most frequent calls received by Preservation Maryland, and many other preservation groups, are property owners and stewards looking specific and skilled assistance. To address this need, we launched PreserveList in April 2017. PreserveList connects preservation service providers with customers that are looking to properly care for their historic building. Whether it’s federal, Victorian or Mid-Century, PreserveList is the one stop shop for all things preservation.
The Maryland Historical Trust administers the state’s traditional preservation grant, rehab tax credits and loan programs. Current information on the availability of grants and deadlines are available on their website.
Maryland’s Office of the Governor maintains a comprehensive listing of all state grants, many of which apply to the work of the preservation community.
Maryland Humanities also provides grant funding for provides grants to nonprofit organizations that use the humanities (literature, philosophy, history, etc.) to engage Marylanders.
The National Park Service oversees many preservation related grant programs. Park Service grants help protect the nation’s significant historic and cultural sites and preserve diverse cultural heritage.
The National Endowment for the Humanities hosts a wide range of grant programs. NEH grants typically go to cultural institutions, such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, universities, public television, and radio stations, and to individual scholars.
The Federal government also maintains a comprehensive grants database of all agencies that can be searched for current opportunities.
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards: The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties are common sense historic preservation principles in non-technical language.
Historic Preservation Laws: A comprehensive collection of the laws which govern historic preservation work and regulatory compliance in the United States.