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Deadline for Passages of the Western Potomac Heritage Area Mini Grants October 4

September 21st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Passages of the Western Potomac Heritage Area (formerly Canal Place Heritage Area) is still accepting applications for FY22 Mini Grant Program until October 4, 2021. The one-to-one cash match grant are available for up to $5,000 for noncapital projects. These can be anything from brochures to exhibits. Up until December 31, 2021, funds can be spent on Covid related items such as masks, gloves, wipes, and other personal protection equipment.

Projects should seek to attract cultural and heritage tourist to the area.

Non-profit organizations as well as local jurisdictions are eligible provided they, or the project, are located within the heritage area. Applications and guidelines can be found on the PWPHA website at and the application can be downloaded from the site.

The mini grant program is funded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority. 

For more information on the Passages of the Western Potomac Heritage Area, visit