The Star-Spangled 200 (SS200) Grant Program is designed to stimulate investment in the commemoration of the bicentennial of the Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 for maximum benefit to Marylanders.
The Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission (Commission) and its non-profit partner Star-Spangled 200, Inc. will assist others in resource stewardship, education and tourism and economic development projects which collectively result in ensuring all Marylanders have the opportunity to participate and benefit from bicentennial activities.
To learn more about eligibile projects, funding priorities, and matching fund requirements, download the Star-Spangled 200 Grant Guidelines and Instructions.To apply, download the Star-Spangled 200 Grant Application.
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The next grant round deadline is November 1, 2013
Mail applications to:
Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission
World Trade Center
401 E. Pratt Street, 14th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
For questions, contact Bill Pencek, 410-767-6289
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Subsequent grant cycles are planned in six-month intervals, with application deadlines in Nov. 2012; May 2013; Nov. 2013; and May 2014.
Funding for the grant program will be provided through surcharges from the U.S. Mint's sale of Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins on behalf of the Commission, as well as private contributions made to Star-Spangled 200, Inc. The total amount of funding awarded during each grant cycle will depend on the rate of coin sales and private contributions.
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