Announcing the Launch of the Baltimore City Historic Preservation Fund

02/20/2019
By Preservation Maryland

Preservation Maryland, in partnership with the Maryland Historical Trust, Baltimore Heritage, and the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, are proud to launch the Baltimore City Historic Preservation Fund.

Funds for the grant program are provided by the Baltimore Community Foundation. The fund’s goal is to provide direct assistance for capital and non-capital activities that advance efforts to preserve historically significant properties in the City of Baltimore.

Press Release:  Preservation Maryland Executive Director Nicholas Redding explained, “This new program builds on the success of several similar programs administered by Preservation Maryland and will be a direct way we can support the places which make Charm City so unique and historic. We are thrilled to help support and manage this new effort.

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A special focus of this initiative is to support projects that not only help support the preservation of structures, but to prioritize projects that are important to neighborhood identity and contribute to the revitalization of communities. Tax-exempt organizations in Baltimore City are eligible to apply for recommended grant requests of $1,000-$10,000. Projects eligible for the competitive grant funds include, but are not limited to, rehabilitation work, preparation of National Register nominations, educational, research, and planning efforts related to preservation efforts.

Please see the full guidelines for more information about eligibility, application requirements, and evaluation criteria. To apply, complete the online application, being sure to complete all the fields and attach all required supplementary materials.

The application deadline is April 12, 2019. If you have questions, please contact Jessica Feldt, Preservation Initiatives Manager at Preservation Maryland by phone at 410-685-2886 ext. 302 or by email at jfeldt@presmd.org. It is highly recommended potential applicants call to discuss their project prior to completing an application.

Grant Guidelines (PDF)

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