Maryland Heritage Area Authority Grant Info


—Grant Schedule

  • January 31, 2020 – Intent to Apply forms due (by 11:59 pm) online –
  • February 28, 2020: Multi-Heritage Area full applications due –submitted online
  • —March 9, 2020: Full applications for MHAA project grants submitted online
  • —July 9, 2020: grant award emails sent, projects may begin
  • September-January: grant agreements mailed
  • November 2020– March 2021: First disbursements issued


Action Items to Prioritize:

  • Submit your Intent to Apply: Due January 31, 2020 –
  • Read the MHAA 2021 Guidelines, use the checklist we provide, and add to that checklist if necessary
  • Talk with staff of your local Heritage Area about how your project aligns
  • Ask your legislators and partners for letters of support (June 1 deadline)
  • Obtain a property owner letter (if applicable)
  • Obtain DNR approval (if applicable)
  • Start building your budget (Get estimates for specific line items)






Final Management Plan:
Five Year Strategic Plan FY2013-FY2017