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2017 MGCNHA Community Grants

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Heritage Area Community Grant 2017 Funding Opportunity is now available online at and Deadline for submission is Friday, August 25, 2017.

Funding for the Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area matching grant program is provided by the federal government through the National Park Service. Anticipated typical awards will range from $500 to $50,000 with a total anticipated funding for all awards is up to $150,000, and is subject to the availability of funds.

Funds awarded under this program must provide at least an equal (dollar-for-dollar) match for the proposed project. All of the match must come from non-federal sources. The match may come from another grant, from the applicant organization, from its partners in the project, or from any combination thereof. The match may consist of real dollars or in-kind (non-cash) contributions of labor, services, materials, equipment, supplies, and/or travel expenses that are necessary and reasonable for the accomplishment of project objectives. Partnerships are encouraged.

There will be a conference call Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. for questions about the application. To get call-in information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

2017 Grant Application Instructions

2017 Grant Application

2017 Grant Timeline

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