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 2025 Heritage Montgomery Mini-Grants

The FY 2025 Mini-Grant round will open in August 2024

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

FY 2024 Mini Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the following organizations who received funding:

  • Town of Brookeville: $2,150 for the installation of a new sign directing visitors to parking.
  • Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc.: $1,025 for a brochure that highlights the county’s heritage sites and links to Heritage Montgomery’s video library.
  • King Barn Dairy MOOseum: $2,500 for new tires for their Divco Milk Delivery Truck.
  • Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce: $1,600 for outdoor tourism maps and map holders.
  • Riverworks Art Center, Inc.: $2,500 for a community roundtable project about the Indigenous people of the Potomac Piedmont.
  • Sandy Spring Museum: $2,500 to create a searchable online database for the museum’s artifact collection.
  • Smithville School Museum and Education Center: $2,500 for safety fencing around the property.
  • Warren Historic Site: $2,500 for repairs to the church’s interior.