Heritage Area Projects Receive Mini Grants

Last Updated on Dec 9, 2016 at 10:06am | Tourism & Recreation

The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area announces the recipients of the fiscal 2017 minigrants.
More than $3,750 was awarded to local organizations to provide funding for innovative exhibits, tours, events, planning and projects that build upon interpretive themes identified in the heritage area’s management plan.
Recipients must match the grant dollar for dollar and complete the projects by May 31, 2017.
Grant funding is still available until the $10,000 cap is met and applications and guidelines may be found at www.garrettheritage.com.
The minigrant awards include $165.60 for End of the Line Bookstore signage; $2,000, Garrett County Celtic Festival; $1,135, Meshach Browning Trail System signage; and $476, Garrett County Historical Society to film and record oral histories from Garrett County residents.