Patapsco Heritage Area Announces FY17 mini-grant funding


The Patapsco Heritage Area (PHA), a certified heritage area encompassing parts of Baltimore and Howard County, announces its mini-grant program for projects completed in FY17.

PHA is offering competitive mini-grants from $500 to $2500 for heritage sites, non-profits and local governments for programs and projects within the boundaries of the Heritage Area. Eligible projects will include new and innovative programs, exhibits, tours, events and other heritage tourism-related initiatives consistent with the goals of the Management Plan (available at

PHA will host a workshop for prospective mini-grant and MHAA grant applicants on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. at the Miller Branch of the Howard County Library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. We will review eligibility, the application process, and tips for creating a competitive application. Attendance by organizations submitting grants is strongly encouraged. Click here to register for this event.

The grant guidelines and application are posted online at, or click here for more information. Applications are due to PHA on October 14, 2016.