The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area’s Mini Grant Program is now accepting applications! The mini-grant program is a matching grant up to $2000.00 designed to provide funding for innovative exhibits, tours, events, planning and projects which build upon interpretive themes identified in the Heritage Area’s Management Plan. These include: Transportation, Man and Nature, Historic Recreation, and Cultural Uniqueness. Projects should seek to attract cultural and heritage tourists to the region. Non-profit organizations and local jurisdictions are eligible. Individuals and businesses with proposals fitting the guidelines may apply in partnership with non-profit organizations. Applications are due September 30, 2014 by 4:00pm. Applications and guidelines are available online at www.garrettheritage.com. Take advantage of this funding opportunity! Contact Dawn Hein at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-387-4386 for more information or to find out how your project fits the criteria!
The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area is a program of the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce which supports heritage tourism in Garrett County through technical assistance and grant opportunities with a focus on heritage related initiatives that preserve valuable heritage resources and enhance tourism in the County. As a state certified heritage area, effort is made to create public and private partnerships to preserve historical, cultural and natural resources focusing on under-utilized resources fostering a greater sense of community pride.
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