FY19 Mini-Grant Application

Read before you begin: You will not be able to save your answers to complete this FY19 Mini-Grant application at a later date. Before you begin the form below, review the Heritage Area Management Plan, read the mini-grant guidelines, and complete this required narrative. Save the document on your computer/server and then upload it with your application. 

Guidelines: Keep in mind that all mini-grants ($500-$5,000) must be matched 1:1 with non-state funding. Up to 25% of the matching funds can be in-kind. For example, if you are requesting a $1,000 grant for a walking tour brochure with a total budget of $2,000, no more than $250 of the matching side of the budget can be an in-kind donation such as volunteer time to research/write the content. $750 of the match should be cash from another grant source or your existing funds. 

You should be able to provide the following materials upon request: IRS letter of determination, bylaws and articles of incorporation (if a nonprofit organization), link to Comprehensive Plan (if a government unit), and your latest financial statement.

Once you have submitted your application you should receive a confirmation email from info@heartofthecivilwar.org with the subject line, "Your application has been submitted to the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area." If you do not receive this confirmation email, your application has not been successfully submitted. Contact emily@heartofthecivilwar.org if you have persistent problems with submission.

Download the narrative document at the top of the page. Complete the form (including timeline, budget, and six questions) and then submit as a Word document or PDF.

Allowed file types

If you have additional images or documents to include (such as a letter of support from a partner organization, a photograph of marker site, or a proof of a brochure), please upload it here as a JPEG or PDF.

Allowed file types

If you have additional images or documents to include (such as a letter of support from a partner organization, a photograph of marker site, or a proof of a brochure), please upload it here as a JPEG or PDF.

Allowed file types

Reviewers will rank projects in December and you will be notified of your application status before the end of the calendar year. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Huebner, Assistant Director, at emily@heartofthecivilwar.org or (301) 600-4031.