HM Mini Grants

The Heritage Montgomery Mini-Grant Program supports non-profit organizations and local government entities that contribute to preserving, promoting, and interpreting the unique history, culture, and natural areas of the county.

Grants of $500 to $2,500 are awarded annually for programs consistent with Heritage Montgomery’s mission:

– Enhancing Montgomery County’s appeal to travelers who love history and culture
– Encouraging residents and visitors to understand and appreciate the history, culture, and natural areas of the county
– Promoting tourism and economic activity
– Fostering preservation and stewardship of historic buildings and sites
– Providing and encouraging others to provide interpretive and educational programs and services about local heritage
– Implementing, within Montgomery County, the provisions of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority


FY 2024 Heritage Montgomery Mini-Grants

Materials for FY24 Mini-Grants are now available; applications will be due in September.

Please contact HM Executive Director Sarah Rogers ( to discuss your project prior to beginning your application.

FY23 Mini-Grant Awards

HM is pleased to announce our FY 2023 Mini-Grant awards. This year 12 projects were funded for a total of  $26,040.

  • Amazing Theater – $2,500 for their Josiah Henson Project
  • Button Farm – $2,500 for Events and Programming improvements
  • Docs in Progress – $2,500 for the Villages Voices project
  • Germantown Bank – $850 for landscape design
  • Glen Echo Park – $1,690 for Spanish translated rack cards
  • Montgomery Preservation, Inc. – $2,500 for the 150th anniversary of the Met
  • MOOseum – $1,000 for rack cards
  • National Capital Trolley Museum – $2,500 for the adaptive repurposing of CTCo trolley 1053
  • Peerless Rockville – $2,500 Singage development and improved entryway to Peerless headquarters
  • Sandy Spring Museum – $2,500 for phase two of the crowd sources transcription project
  • Sandy Spring Slave Museum – $2,500 for an immersive experience project about African Americans in historic Sandy Spring
  • Sugarland Ethno History Project – $2,500 for bench installment and signage replacement