FY23 Mini-Grants Awarded by The Mountain MD Gateway to the West Heritage Area

The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area is happy to announce the awardees of the FY23 Mini-Grant Program. These Mini-Grants will support local Non-Profit organizations and jurisdictions in our Heritage Area who have heritage-related projects. These grants help to promote and preserve our local heritage.

“This program gives organizations an opportunity to secure funding and manage their grants locally,” said Kim Folk, Heritage Area & Groups Director. “These projects help foster heritage tourism and continue to boost awareness of our local Heritage Area and contribute to our economic impact.”

The Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area awarded $25,000 in funds this year. Eight organizations were able to secure funds for heritage projects. The awardees for this round of Mini Grants were:

  • Grantsville A&E District
  • Town of Kitzmiller
  • Mountain Lake Park Historical Association
  • Grantsville Revitalization Organization
  • Oakland A&E District
  • Garrett County Historical Society
  • Spruce Forest Artisan Village
  • Deep Creek Lions Club

The Mini-Grant Program is funded in part by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority and Maryland Historical Trust.