North Brentwood was the first African American town to become part of Prince George’s County when it was incorporated in 1924. Over time and out of necessity, this historic enclave has been home and host to famous citizens, athletes, and musicians — like Sis’s Tavern that hosted Duke Ellington.
The Old Greenbelt Theatre is using a Heritage Fund grant to create a docuseries on interesting aspects of Maryland history that run before shows at the historic National Historical Landmark theatre in Prince George’s County.
Jessica Feldt presents Heritage Fund check at Churchill Theatre, 2017.
Video: Heritage Fund Grant FAQ Answered
08/30/2017 By Jessica Feldt
Does your Maryland preservation project need funding? The Heritage Fund grant program recently surpassed the $1 million dollar mark providing direct funding to historic preservation projects across Maryland! And there are two application periods each year.
Preservation Maryland is ready to help you prepare your application! Along those lines, Preservation Maryland recorded a live webinar answering the most frequently asked questions about the program. Before submitting an application, please contact Preservation Maryland.
MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Heritage Fund is a cooperative effort of Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust to provide direct assistance for the protection of historical and cultural resources and promotes innovative demonstration projects that can be successfully replicated to meet Maryland’s historic preservation needs. The Heritage Fund is intended to serve the needs of tangible cultural resources in Maryland. Historic sites, buildings, districts, objects, and archaeological resources are all eligible for funding.