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News Release, Charles County Public Information Office

The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism fiscal 2021 tourism grant application is now available. 501c3 compliant organizations may request funding up to $9,000 for eligible projects. Applications are due by Friday, March 27, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

Desired project qualities include:

  • Enhancing county tourism objectives through events, exhibits, education programs, or recreational opportunities.
  • Fostering or strengthening partnerships with other county organizations, attractions, or initiatives that extend single day events into collaborative, event weekends.
  • Enhancing county, state, and National Park Service trail and by-way experiences in Charles County through matching grant programs for interpretive signage.

For more information or a copy of the grant guidelines and application e-mail your request to HerbertC@CharlesCountyMD.gov or call the Tourism Division at 301-396-5819. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.


David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...