ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) approval of 13 capital grants agreements in the month of January, totaling $16 million. These dedicated grants foster essential capital projects for 13 museums, community centers, performing arts centers, athletic facilities, and both medical support and treatment centers across the state. These grants are administered through the Maryland Department of General Services’ (DGS) Capital Grants Division.
“Our museums, community and performing arts centers, as well as our medical support and treatment centers, play an important role in providing educational and local access opportunities for our citizens,” said Governor Hogan. “These institutions support the effort to improve the quality of life for our citizens, especially during the ongoing challenges of the pandemic.”
Thirteen museums, community centers, performing arts center, athletic, medical support and treatment center facilities will receive the $16 million of grant funding. Including Harriet Tubman of Alpha Genesis Community (Dorchester), Greenway Avenue Stadium (Allegany), Coppermine Edgewood Athletic Facility (Harford), Chrysalis House (Anne Arundel), Compass Regional Hospice (Caroline), Port Discovery Children’s Museum (Baltimore City), The League for People with Disabilities (Baltimore City), Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (Talbot), Roberta’s House (Baltimore City), Carroll Hospital Center, Addie E Thomas Community Center (Charles), Garrett College (Garrett), Forest Park Senior Center (Baltimore City), and The Ivy Village Incubator (Prince George’s).
“The awarded grants allow these organizations to renovate, expand, perform repairs, and construct needed additions and upgrades,” said DGS Secretary Ellington E. Churchill Jr. “DGS takes great pride in promoting and supporting these local community centers, museums, medical support and treatment facilities, athletic facilities, and performing arts centers of our great state.”