BNHA Baltimore National Heritage Area Distributes Over $200K to 21 Organizations
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Baltimore National Heritage Area Distributes Over $200K to 21 Organizations
Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Baltimore City, and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Funds Seek to Bolster Heritage Tourism, Ensure Safety in Baltimore
Baltimore, MD (February 9, 2024) — Today, the Baltimore National Heritage Area (BNHA) announced this year’s grant recipients of more than $200,000 awarded through three grant programs: the Baltimore Small Capital Grant, the original Neighborhood Placemaking Grant, and a special Safety and Security Neighborhood Placemaking Grant.
The Small Capital Grant Program makes small yet strategic investments in heritage tourism resources within Baltimore City through funds from Baltimore City voter-approved bonds. This initiative aims to fund various programs and activities that advance heritage tourism within Baltimore. Since 2004, this program has awarded more than $1.5 million to 158 projects.
Launched in 2018, the Neighborhood Placemaking Grant program is a funding source designed to supply investments in cultural heritage tourism projects within the heritage area. This highly competitive grant program awards funds ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 with a required match. The program seeks to fund programs that provide a more visitor-friendly and visitor-ready environment, balance community and tourism, increase awareness of the Baltimore National Heritage Area and its resources for neighborhoods, and enhance the quality of life through heritage tourism stewardship in Baltimore’s heritage areas.
This year, BNHA received $25,000 in additional funds through a Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Grant to advance neighborhood safety and greening projects.
Grant recipients include museums, parks, historic sites, churches, community organizations, and other entities that steward and celebrate the unique cultural and natural resources within the Baltimore National Heritage Area. For the Fiscal Year 2024 grant cycle, a total of $201,768 was awarded to qualified nonprofits for projects, operational support, and other projects.
“This year, we were able to bring another $200,000 to neighborhoods and organizations seeking to preserve Baltimore heritage, attract visitors, ensure safety and security, and enhance the quality of life in the city,” said Shauntee Daniels, executive director of BNHA. “BNHA remains proud of the funds we can award to the community to further their efforts.”
The Small Capital Grant Program recipient organizations, projects, and funding amounts include:
Pride Of Baltimore II
2024 Dry Docking
Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts Bromo Arts Tower
Downtown Sailing Center
Inclusive Sailing Initiative
Friends Of President Station
Restoration of the Caboose
Baltimore Blueway, Inner Harbor
Poe Baltimore Edgar Allan
Poe Homes Adaptive Housing Re-use
Midtown Community Fund
Trenton Street Alley Project
Mt. Clare Historic House Museum
Repair Crumbled Steps
The original Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Neighborhood Placemaking Grant recipient organizations, projects, and funding amounts include:
Friends of Herring Run Parks, Inc.
Share your Heritage Festival in Herring Run Parks
The Committee of The Presbyterian Church
The City of Baltimore Cultural Walk Banners First & Franklin
Fell’s Point Main Street, Inc.
Fell’s Point Main Street Self-Guided Walking Tour
Charles Street Development
Charles Street Promenade 2024
Greater Baybrook Alliance
Baybrook Creative Placemaking Outreach
Baltimore Reservation Project
The special Safety and Security Neighborhood Placemaking Grant Award recipient organizations, projects, and funding amounts include:
Poe Baltimore Inc.
Poe House External Video Monitoring
Mount Clare Historic House Museum
We see you! Don’t Break Our Windows, Please!
The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture, Inc.
Security enhancements at The Peale
Improvement Association Remington Greening Project
Baltimore Green Justice Workers Cooperative (BGJWC) Baltimore Green Jobs Academy
City of Abraham Church and Ministries, Inc.
Safe and Secure: City of Abraham Church and Ministries
Midtown Community Benefits District Alleys
Alleys to Assets Community Art Support