As Marylanders head to the polls, election day provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on the long struggle for universal suffrage – the right of all citizens to vote – and here in the Old Line State, that story is recorded in countless historic places and buildings.Continue Reading
Preservation Maryland is soliciting proposals from qualified professional consultants to develop wayfinding signage fabrication, a location plan, and a message schedule for the South Mountain battleground sites located in Frederick County Maryland.
Preservation Maryland requests that interested parties respond to the solicitation by 5 P.M. Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
Preservation Maryland seeks applicants for its Policy Manager position. This is a full-time, benefitted position based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Reporting to the Vice President, the Policy Manager leads Advocacy efforts for Preservation Maryland, which includes direct lobbying efforts at the local, state, and federal levels as well as the Smart Growth Maryland program. Advocating for plans, legislation, programs, and policies that foster economically vibrant, socially equitable, and environmentally sustainable communities is the primary duty of the position.
Salary range: $50,000-$56,000
Please send your resume and a cover letter summarizing your relevant work experience and qualifications for this position to email@example.com with the subject line: Policy Manager. Please no calls or emails to accounts beyond firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and will the position will remain open until filled.
Preservation Maryland is an inclusive workplace that affirmatively values diversity in all its forms. We strongly encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
Founded in 1931, Preservation Maryland has been a leader in the preservation movement of the state and nation ever since. The organization’s mission is the preservation of Maryland’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes and archeological sites through outreach, funding, property redevelopment, advocacy and workforce development.
Preservation Maryland achieves its mission through an expanding group of core programs. The organization provides leadership to a large coalition of individuals and organizations at the state, county, city, and community level that advocate for critical causes. The organization’s podcast reaches tens of thousands of listeners annually and has produced over 250 episodes since its launch. Additionally, the organization hosts more than a dozen events, large and small, which provide training, award recognition, and professional development to historic communities and their leaders.
Preservation Maryland also leads Smart Growth Maryland, a dynamic program which advocates for state and local policy priorities that directs new public and private investment in keeping with the principles of smart growth. The organization partners with Maryland’s leading historic preservation, environmental conservation, and land preservation organizations to help achieve this mission.
The organization makes flexible grants to support the preservation of Maryland history and historic properties in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, community groups and churches. A historic property redevelopment program allows the organization to take direct action to protect threatened historic properties through acquisition, loans and partnerships.
The organization also serves as the charitable partner of the National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Training Center. This partnership, operating as a program called The Campaign for Historic Trades, allows the organization to support the advancement of historic trades training which can open pathways to successful careers for young adults and recent veterans.
The Hogan administration today announced the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), a division of the Maryland Department of Planning, has awarded 16 projects more than $19 million in revitalization tax credits, leveraging more than $92 million in additional investment.
“The Historic Revitalization Tax Credit awards will breathe new life into our communities and towns,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “These awards will allow for refurbishments to revitalize sites in local communities across the state and serve as an effective investment tool for strengthening Maryland’s local economies and redevelopment across Maryland.”Continue Reading