Mini Grants

The Heritage Montgomery Mini-Grant Program supports groups in the county that contribute to interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy.  This program funds projects that encourage heritage activities with grants of up to $2,500.  Available to non-profit organizations and government entities. HM Mini-Grant application forms are posted here annually during the month of August.  Applications are due in mid September for projects to be completed by June 30 of the following year.  Awards are announced in mid October.  Occasionally a second grant round is held in the spring.
FY 2017 Mini-Grant Guidelines and Application Forms will be available in August 2016, with an application deadlilne in mid-September.

Heritage Montgomery
FY 2016 Mini Grant Awards - 13 awards for a total of $22,391

Germantown Historical Society - $718
… for a portable display for use at off-site events

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture - $2000
… for Phase 2 of the oral history video project about Glen Echo Park

Historic Medley District - $1225
… for the reclamation and replanting of the Edward L. Stock Arboretum at the John Poole House

Hyattstown Mill Arts Project - $748
… to purchase and install an outdoor bulletin board at the Mill

King Barn Dairy MOOseum - $2250
… for a closed trailer for the MOOseum’s restored 1919 Ford Model T delivery truck

Montgomery County Historical Society - $2000
… to help fund Montgomery County History Day

Montgomery Countryside Alliance - $2250
… for equipment and printed materials for screenings of the “Growing Legacy” documentary

National Capital Trolley Museum - $1000
… for new museum rack cards

Peerless Rockville - $1200
… for equipment, including portable microphones and a projection screen, to be used for programs including Heritage Days

Pleasant View Historic Association - $2250
… for the restoration of an historic 1880s Bible

Sandy Spring Museum - $2250
… for interior and exterior wayfinding signage

Sugarloaf Regional Trails - $2250
… for a new interpretive brochure, Phase 3 of the Native American Heritage Trail project

Town of Brookeville - $2250
… for gateway/National Register of Historic Places signs at the entrances to town