Waverly Main Street was awarded $15,000 from the Baltimore National Heritage Area for the Waverly Main Street Streetscape Planning and Design Project. This project, which will begin in Fall 2016, is the first step in enhancing the Main Street District through new signage, art, lighting, plants, bike racks and more!
The Baltimore National Heritage Area awarded a total of $100,200 for 2016’s Heritage Investment Grant program.
2016 GRANT AWARDS ($100,200 for nine projects)
HIG Project Grants (Total Awards: $80,200)
- Baltimore Streetcar Museum (Museum Exhibition Upgrade; Development of Curatorial Plan and Exhibition Content) – $9,000
- Carroll Museums (New Core Exhibit) – $14,000
- Chesapeake Conservancy (Brochure: The Harbor Trail: Creating Connections to the John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail in Baltimore) – $5,000
- Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (Mercantile Building Historic Exhibit) – $7,000
- Friends of Gwynns Falls and Leakin Park (Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park Visitor Center Planning for Interpretation and Visitor Experience) – $15,000
- Maryland Military Historical Society (African American Military History Exhibit) – $10,000
- McKim Community Association (Print Materials to Interpret McKim’s History for Visitors to its Historic Buildings) – $4,200
- Waverly Main Street (Waverly Main Street Streetscape Planning and Design Project) – $15,000
HIG General Operating Support Grants (Total Awards: $20,000)
- Baltimore Architecture Foundation (Operating Support) – $10,000
- Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center (Operating Support) – $10,000