Rural Historic Preservation Grant Program

Grant Availability

Rural Historic Preservation Grant Program

The Frederick County Rural Historic Preservation Grant Program helps fund rehabilitation, restoration, and preservation of historic properties located in the unincorporated areas of the county.  Grants from the program are designed to preserve, protect, and enhance rural historic properties.

Samples of projects eligible for the grant including a roof window and patio.

Application & Instructions

Grant Cycle: Friday, September 1, 2023 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023

Press Release (PDF)

Grant Guidelines (PDF)

Grant Application Instructions (PDF)

Grant Application (PDF)

Virtual Grant Workshops

Eligible applicants are encouraged to attend a virtual workshop which includes detailed information and how to apply. 
Workshops are particularly helpful for first time applications. Please be sure to register below.
Prior to the virtual workshops, registrants will receive an email including the virtual Microsoft Teams login information.
Please Note: Those interested in attending will only need to participate in one workshop.


Thursday, August 24 at 12:00 pm, Virtual

Wednesday, September 20 at 5:30 pm
C. Burr Artz Programming Room - 110 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701 

Monday, October 9 at 6:30 pm, Virtual

Tuesday, October 24 at 12:00 pm, Walkersville Library

Before and After Porch Photo

Contractor Lists

Lists of preservation contractors are maintained by Preservation Maryland and The Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions.  Links to these lists are below:


Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions Consultant and Contractor Directory