December 2009

Heritage Area FY2010 Mini-Grant Awards Announced

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County is pleased to announce eleven new mini-grant awards to local heritage-related nonprofit organizations. This matching mini-grants program, made possible for the sixth year through financial support from the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, leverages other funding to assist local heritage related non-profit organizations create new programs, activities and events that build upon interpretive themes in the state, county and city-approved heritage area Management Plan, foster collaborative partnerships, and enhance local cultural...

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Maryland’s Heritage Areas Need Your Support

Please support Maryland’s Heritage Areas! Write a letter of support today to Governor Martin O’Malley to ask for level support in FY2011 for the MHAA Program! The Governor is in the process of creating his budget, and the DLS has recommended cutting the funding to the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority to $360,000. This would be a devastating cut that would severely impact the survival of the statewide heritage areas program, which has previously been funded at $3 Million annually. The Heritage Area program has been building tourism and small businesses across Maryland for more than ten years....

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