With the generous support of the Rural Maryland Council, Preservation Maryland published a first-of-its-kind comprehensive guide to resources for rural community revitalization.

Guide with title reading "Revitalizing rural maryland"Revitalizing communities is complex and challenging work. For rural communities, the work often comes with even greater obstacles and hurdles to overcome. The creation of this rural resource guide is Preservation Maryland’s latest effort to support this critical work in smart growth and rural revitalization.

comprehensive guide to rural revitalization

The 50+ page report entitled, Revitalizing Rural Maryland: A Resource Guide for Rural Communities, is divided by the different resources available to rural communities, including:

  • Grants and Loans
  • Tax Credits
  • Technical Assistance
  • County Specific Resources
  • Case Studies


The report is available for free both digitally and in limited print quantities. Printed copies are available upon request and will also be made available at upcoming Preservation Maryland and Rural Maryland Council events.


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