January 2024

Webinar on Climate Resiliency in the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area – Recording and Resources

Our most sincere thanks to Anastasia (Stacy) Poulos for today's outstanding presentation for our webinar, "Climate Resiliency in the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area." Here is the link to the recording: (76 minutes). Download the PDF of the Powerpoint slides: Here are additional resources: ´FEDERAL ´The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation & Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings ´National Center for Preservation Technology & Training ´U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit ´STATE ´MHT’s Climate Change Planning and Adaptation for Historic Properties and Cultural Sites ´Flood Mitigation Guide: Maryland’s Historic Buildings ´DNR’s CoastSmart Resource Center ´Maryland Commission on Climate Change ´COUNTY ´Anne Arundel County’s Sea Level Rise Page ´Resilience Authority...

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Just Announced for Annapolis Small Businesses and Nonprofits: Emergency Funding for Recovery from January 9 Flooding

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) has announced: Following the State of Emergency declaration made by the City of Annapolis on January 12, 2024, AAEDC’s VOLT program has been allocated funds from the Maryland Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Account to assist businesses and non-profits impacted by the flooding event on January 9 and 10, 2024. AAEDC will accept applications for grants to help non-profits and small, minority-owned, woman-owned, and Veteran-owned businesses recover from the damage and pause in operations sustained from the flooding. The funding comes from the State’s bipartisan...

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Now Open! Arts & Culture Capital Grants from the Maryland State Arts Council

Applications are now open for the Maryland State Arts Council's Arts Capital Grants. The Arts Capital grant supports the sustainable growth, stability, and longevity of eligible organizations delivering arts and cultural education and experiences to the general public. Maryland-based nonprofit organizations delivering arts and cultural education or experiences as a core part of their mission or vision with $3 million or less in annual operating costs are welcome to apply. This grant supports capital projects and purchases of equipment that improve or produce a complete, useable and accessible arts facility, integrates...

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