Four local agencies granted $10K each

November 29, 2021

The Dorchester Star
November 12, 2021
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BALTIMORE — Maryland Humanities announced a total of $910,000 in funding for 91 Maryland nonprofit organizations ($10,000 per organization) through its Sustaining Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) Recovery Grants Fund. Recipients of the general operating grants include museums, historic sites, preservation and historical societies, and community and cultural organizations.

The grants were given to 19 Maryland counties, as well as Baltimore City. Combined with the 2020 CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act Emergency Relief Grants Fund, Maryland Humanities has now awarded $1.425 million in COVID-19 relief funding to organizations in every Maryland county and Baltimore City.

An outdoor music festival. 2 Black male musicians wearing white t-shirts and black pants. They are in front of an intricate drum set-up onstage. We see the back of the white truck or van, where it looks like the drums were loaded. It is a sunny day, with blue sky and some clouds.
Image by Candice Spector. “Performers at the 2nd Groove City Culture Fest in Cambridge on Saturday, Aug. 17, engage a packed crowd on one of the event’s main stages.” (Image and caption courtesy of the Dorchester Star)

In Dorchester County, Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation, Dorchester County Historical Society, Groove City Black Heritage and Culture Group Inc. and Richardson Maritime Museum Inc. all received grants. Read more of the article.

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