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Everglades Foundation $50,000 Build a relationship with another national treasure, the Everglades. Support their annual benefit, with proceeds going to the preservation and restoration of the Everglades. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
1% for the Planet $10,000 Build an alliance of businesses financially committed to a healthy planet. Member organizations donate at least 1% of their annual sales to environmental nonprofits. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $15,000 For promotion of "smart growth" and education of policy makers on sprawl related issues. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $40,000 To assist the Program Open Space Coalition campaign to restore funding for land conservation in Maryland. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $20,000 Partners for Open Space is a statewide coalition of over 155 groups protecting Maryland's land conservation programs. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $5,000 Raise awareness and educate the public and elected officials about the need for stormwater protection in Anne Arundel County, MD. Continue working with the Board of Realtors on the function and beauty of rain gardens on residential property. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $45,000 Identify and advocate for more sustainable and effective administrative actions around growth, transportation and stormwater runoff. Focus on inclusion of smart growth principles in local governments Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans. Demonstrate that smart growth and improved stormwater runoff can work hand in hand to meet Maryland's clean water goals. Advocacy, Stormwater, WIP 2010 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $5,000 Continue support to raise awareness and educate political and community leaders about the need for stormwater protection in Anne Arundel County. Stormwater 2011 Chesapeake
AACO Department of Public Works $50,000 Watershed Stewards Academy will establish a group of "Master Stewards" across the county to empower, educate and engage citizens in their own communities. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Support the Alliance for Justice in their work to assist non-profits and foundations with IRS regulations and interpretations. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Action Media $15,000 Provide messaging support and consultation to the Choose Clean Water Coalition and its individual member organizations to increase the clarity and power of communications about the Bay restoration effort. Communications 2010 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $9,000 Support an organization that provides nonprofit advocacy resources and trainings. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Action Media $13,000 Provide communications and messaging support to advocates and government officials working on the Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) process. WIP 2011 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Provide nonprofit advocacy resources and trainings. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Harry R. Hughes Center for AgroEcology $60,000 For general operational support and funding to investigate possibilities for reducing nutrients from poultry litter. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Provide trainings, technical assistance, publications and online resources to build the advocacy capacity of nonprofit organizations. Advocacy, Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $10,000 General Support N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $15,000 Support an initiative to address stormwater in the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers by focusing on a trash free Potomac by 2013. To date more than 100 elected officials have signed onto the "Trash Treaty". N/A 2008 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $23,500 Support Partners for Open Space. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $15,000 The "Trash-Free Potomac Initiative" educates local jurisdictions on enforceable anti-litter laws and stormwater management mechanisms. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $40,000 Conduct a statewide poll with extensive county level data, in support of "Smarter Growth for Maryland", raising the prominence of growth and its impacts. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $10,000 Continue to work towards a Trash Free Potomac, holding elected officials accountable to their pledges and ensuring trash is addressed in local MS4 permits. N/A 2010 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $10,000 General Operational Support, to build the capacity and strength of 1000 Friends of Maryland to achieve their mission of a statewide vision for growth, development and conservation. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $1,000 Continue support of the "Trash Free Potomac Initiative": training of law enforcement officers, hosting an annual summit with 300 people, pushing for language in MS4 permits, and working with major landholders on reducing their trash footprint. Nutrients 2011 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $25,000 Support Partners for Open Space - increase the visibility and highlight the benefits of Program Open Space, and increase and maintain support for land conservation throughout the State of Maryland. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $59,645 To design and implement a campaign to educate the public about the causes and their role in solutions to stormwater problems in Anne Arundel County. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $20,000 Support Reality Check, a statewide visioning exercise with participants looking at anticipated population and job growth and the associated development on the economic, social, infrastructure and environmental systems. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $20,000 General operational support with interest noted in Anne Arundel County stormwater education. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $85,000 Support general operations within the organization as they build their capacity to work more on-the-ground and at the local levels, addressing growth and land use issues throughout the state of Maryland. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $5,000 Support development of a DVD demonstrating innovative methods residents, students and leaders can take in reducing urban stormwater runoff. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $25,000 Support the Partners for Open Space, a coalition of over 155 organizations with the common goal of ensuring that the Maryland real estate transfer tax is used for its intended purpose of land conservation and park development. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $25,000 Continue educating the public and area politicians on the problems and solutions of stormwater. This project has been focused on Anne Arundel County, Maryland and will broadened state-wide. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $85,000 Increase the capacity of 1000 Friends so they can more strategically and thoroughly influence local government action, resulting in on-the-ground changes to land use patterns. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $10,000 Support a project to continue education and advocacy on stormwater in Anne Arundel County. The Alliance has worked towards expanding public awareness and commitment by educating the public and area politicians on stormwater problems and solutions. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $85,000 "Keep Farmers Farming" will support MD agriculture through identifying and promoting enhanced economic development. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for Community Education $10,000 Continue an awareness and advocacy campaign in Anne Arundel County, MD, on behalf of stormwater protection. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy $25,000 Develop a white paper on policy and program options for reducing energy demands on the State of Maryland and its citizens. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $18,000 Support an assessment of stormwater efforts and gaps in Maryland to develop a grassroots advocacy movement. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy $100,000 Support an analysis of Maryland's potential for electrical energy efficiency, including an assessment of economic and environmental benefits. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $50,000 Launch a new National Capital Watershed Stewards Academy, modeled after the inaugural Anne Arundel County Academy, to educate and engage citizens in their own communities, while creating and completing projects that decrease the amount of pollution entering local water ways. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
American Farmland Trust $10,000 General Support N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $38,000 Provide stormwater and ESD training, technical and legal advice, and strategic and tactical recommendations to further reduce stormwater impairments to advocates. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
American Farmland Trust $75,000 Support AFT in encouraging healthy farming practices and protecting productive farmland; improve and increase environmental stewardship among agricultural stakeholders. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Work to strengthen stormwater standards statewide and more effective stormwater MS4 permits and ordinances in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, and D.C. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
American Farmland Trust $75,000 Continue general operational support, encouraging healthy farming practices and protecting productive farmland, while improving and increasing environmental stewardship among agricultural stakeholders. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $38,000 Provide stormwater technical and legal expertise to advocates throughout Maryland. Work will focus on MS4 permit renewals to ensure consistency with Watershed Implementation Plans and incorporation of ESD practices Stormwater 2011 Chesapeake
American Rivers $40,000 Support a polling and messaging stormwater project. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works $50,000 Support the creation of a Watershed Stewards Academy, an army of stewards throughout the 324 sub-watersheds in Anne Arundel County who will educate and lead homeowners, businesses and community groups within their community. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $7,000 Provide general operational support to an organization that provides trainings, technical assistance, publications and online resources to help build advocacy capacity of nonprofit organizations. Advocacy, Capacity 2011 Chesapeake
American Rivers $38,000 Provide assistance in the effort to establish strong stormwater management regulations and a model ordinance in Maryland, and assist in the establishment of a Pennsylvania statewide model stormwater ordinance and its adoption by townships. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $10,000 For general operational support with expressed interest in Alliance activities in the areas of agricultural nutrient reduction and Chesapeake Bay financing mechanism. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
American Rivers $35,000 Promote innovative stormwater approaches within federal initiatives and work to change the direction of state approaches to stormwater management. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $22,000 For staff support for the Bay Journal. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
American Rivers $38,000 Work with local jurisdictions renewing stormwater permits and ordinances to ensure that strong and effective recommendations are considered. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $14,000 For staff support for the Bay Journal. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
American Rivers $20,000 Push for strong stormwater rules at the national and Chesapeake Bay level, and continue a partnership with Smart Growth America to identify and resolve any stormwater/smart growth conflicts. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $59,500 Enhance the coverage of The Bay Journal and expand its outreach to address local issues; Develop a syndication service to distribute articles throughout the watershed. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
American Rivers $30,000 Support the development and communication of a Chesapeake Bay specific stormwater/ green infrastructure economic benefits analysis. Stormwater 2011 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $56,000 Continue support of The Bay Journal. Expansion of its content and geographical scope will result in enhanced outreach and education about issues and events that affect the Chesapeake Bay region. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $40,000 Help officially launch the reorganized Anacostia Riverkeeper program, under its own organization. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $15,000 Support the Alliance through a leadership change, more specifically a financial analysis and a new funding plan. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $30,000 Support for the Anacostia Riverkeeper program. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $10,000 Support the launch of an on-line Chesapeake Watershed Network. The on-line community of organizations and individuals will facilitate networking and cooperation among participants by providing tools, resources and connections to help members further their efforts. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $10,000 For general operational support with commendation for AWS targeted actions to address regulatory violations. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $10,000 Chesapeake Watershed Network is a resource to facilitate partnerships and information sharing, with over 1,300 users. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Support a project to advocate for more effective stormwater standards in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, MD; the use of Low Impact Development by municipalities, businesses and schools; and to educate the community on how to take action against stormwater pollution. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $11,500 Create and nurture a network of churches in the Chesapeake watershed and engage the faith-based community in the effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its waterways. Non-traditional Allies 2009 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Support a project to advocate for stronger stormwater policies in DC and Maryland's Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, to reduce the amount of polluted runoff in the Anacostia River. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Association Of Baltimore Area Grantmakers Inc $5,000 The Environmental Affinity Group, engages ABAG members in environmental funding and educates funders about environmental activism in the greater Baltimore area. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Burke Environmental Associates, LLC $92,000 Change behavior of private landowners and local governments, by providing concise guidance using photographs and designs to convey sound conservation and restoration practices. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Audubon Maryland-DC $50,000 Support the use of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) to effect positive change in state and local land use planning, especially on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. $5,000 of the grant is allocated to strategic planning. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Burke Environmental Associates, LLC $92,000 Promote emerging conservation practices and technology to large landowners and local governments through the use of targeted demonstration projects and partnerships. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Audubon Maryland-DC $30,000 Engage birders in the Choose Clean Water Coalition work, while continue to use Important Bird Areas. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Burke Environmental Associates, LLC $92,000 Develop a suite of best management practices that can be applied to a tract of land to improve and enhance conservation -i.e. improvements to habitats, preservation of open space, eligibility of government funding, improvement to water quality, etc. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $50,000 Provide leadership and coalition building to push improved watershed protection policies in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in MD, in D.C., and in Fairfax County in VA. Stormwater 2011 Chesapeake
Burke Environmental Associates, LLC $75,000 Contract to (1) identify geographic areas and opportunities where support can best help local governments and partnering organizations design effective watershed implementation plans, and (2) identify opportunities and mechanisms that strengthen the relationship between healthy watershed protection and the Bay TMDL. Nutrients, WIP 2011 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $50,000 General operational support, with interest noted in protecting streams, Potomac River flow, and agricultural buffers in Montgomery County. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $50,000 Support its advocacy mission in the Chesapeake Bay region. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Public Schools $50,000 Through Arlington Echo, continue support of the Watershed Stewards Academy. The Academy is establishing "Master Watershed Stewards" across the county that will become empowered to educate and engage citizens in their own communities. Communications 2010 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $50,000 Work with partners to bring a unified voice for watershed protection to Montgomery County officials. Negotiation for strong stormwater programs and protection, to be used as model for the rest of Maryland. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Arnold Preservation Council $10,000 Support the Growth Action Network, formed in 2007 to address the problem of growth without adequate infrastructure in Anne Arundel County. The network is comprised of over 40 organizations and individuals. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $75,000 Support strong stormwater requirements by raising public awareness of stream health trends that reflect Smart Growth policies. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $50,000 For continuation of Coastkeeper general operational support. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $50,000 Push for stronger stormwater permits and standards in DC and Maryland Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $20,000 For oyster restoration activities. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $18,200 Support a Northern Virginia Campaign to raise public awareness on new Bay initiatives and create opportunities for dialogue and collaboration between local governments and citizens on Bay restoration policies and regulations. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $10,000 Oyster Habitat Restoration support. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Baltimore Community Foundation $25,000 Support the "Cleaner Greener Baltimore Initiative", a multi-media campaign to promote awareness and motivation on keeping Baltimore clean. Stormwater messaging will be an integral part of the campaign, along with City government leading by example. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $25,000 Support the Coastkeeper program. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Inc. $20,000 General operational first-year support. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $25,000 Support the Assateague Coastkeeper program. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Inc. $25,000 Support the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program/ successful completion of a challenge grant. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $25,000 Continue support of the Assateague Coastkeeper program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Inc. $30,000 Continue support of the Baltimore Harborkeeper program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $25,000 Continued support of the Assateague Coastkeeper program. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, Inc. $25,000 Continued support of the Baltimore Harborkeeper program. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $25,000 Support for the Assateague Coastkeeper. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Biophilia Foundation $2,000 Support the South River Greenway Conference to advance land protection efforts that will contribute to sustained and improved water quality within an ecologically important area. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Center for Public Integrity $75,000 Support investigative reporting to evaluate campaign contributions given by development industry groups to local government officials and state legislators to see if there are any links between political interests and land use decisions. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Center for Public Integrity $75,000 Support the continuation of a project evaluating campaign contributions by sprawl industry groups to local government officials and state legislators. The project will take place in 6 communities, subject in recent years to extreme development pressures. N/A 2008 Chesapeake