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State & Federal Grants to So. Md. Non-profits

Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Provides Grants

CROWNSVILLE – The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) on July 13 announced five matching grants totaling $179,910 to public-private partnerships in southern Maryland. MHAA is an independent unit in the executive branch of government and is administered by the Maryland Department of Planning.

Calvert Marine Museum Society, Inc.
$25,000.00 for Recreational Playground: Final Phase of Maritime Gallery Exhibit Renovations

Calvert Nature Society, Inc.
$20,000.00 for Rolling Road to Shipping Lane: The Money Crop Trail

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Association, Inc. (PRNAMA)
$50,000.00 for Exhibits at New Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Building

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland
$27,910.00 for Religious Freedom & Potomac Corridor Interpretation-Phase I

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland
$57,000.00 for FY 2016 Management Grant

African American Commission and Maryland Historical Trust award funds to assist African American Heritage Preservation

CROWNSVILLE - The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) provided the following grants to nonprofit groups, local governments and businesses in southern Maryland in fiscal year 2016. These AAHPP grants, made available through a partnership of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), offer assistance to organizations and private citizens in their sponsorship of successful acquisition, construction or improvement of African American heritage projects.

Calvert Nature Society, Inc.
$73,000 for Kings Landing Park / Camp Mohawk

Pomonkey High School Alumni Association, Inc.
$95,000 for Old Pomonkey High School

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)

The Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $21,165 in federal funding, which it will use to purchase state of the art hydraulic rescue tools to replace their current equipment which is out of date and no longer compliant with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. The Department will purchase 2 sets each of 'jaws of life' cutters and spreaders to assist in removing accident victims quickly and safely.

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