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Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $26,000 Support the Assateague Coastkeeper program and their work in protecting the health, productivity, and sustainability of the coastal bays watershed of Delmarva through advocacy, education and conservation. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $46,000 West/Rhode Riverkeeper works to protect families and communities by stopping pollution. The Riverkeeper works with communities to enforce environmental law, promote restoration, and advocate for better environmental policy for local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $5,000 Conduct native oyster restoration of tributary specific oyster sanctuaries in Harris Creek, Little Choptank and Tred Avon Rivers. Work with the management agencies (MD DNR and NOAA) to identify reefs for restoration and then physically conduct the restoration and subsequent monitoring. Fisheries 2013 Chesapeake
Association Of Baltimore Area Grantmakers Inc $1,500 Support the cost of reprinting the Maryland Children's Environmental Health Progress Report, to be further distributed to policy-makers, advocates, and opinion leaders. The report has enabled parents, community health advocates, environmental health scientists and others to be engaged on the health implications of environmental policy. Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
Schrauth Consulting, LLC $8,000 Work with the Chesapeake Bay Funders Advocacy, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $10,000 Support the national Stormwater Funders' Group. The group supports joint learning and collaborative work among funders interested in stormwater management and green infrastructure issues. Keepers, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $15,000 Build local partnerships to increase civic participation on projects leading to stronger stormwater protection, improved local water quality, and better environmental outcomes in the long term. Focus on redevelopment areas in Fairfax County, VA and Montgomery County, MD. Advocacy, Water Quality 2013 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake, Inc. $70,000 Provide project management for the USDA Conservation Innovation Grant to the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network. The grant is designed to accelerate the deployment of manure to energy technologies that provide alternatives to land application and reduce nutrient pollution from animal agriculture production. Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $15,000 Develop a fact sheet and presentation on stormwater utilities that describes why utilities are needed, highlights the use of stormwater utilities across the country, and shows examples of how utility fees are being spent in Maryland. Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Conservation Pennsylvania $81,500 Educate and engage under-represented and unlikely voters. Build relationships with these voters through multiple media in order to: 1) educate them about environmental issues facing Pennsylvania; 2) transform them into engaged conservation advocates, and 3) ensure that they become regular participants in state and local elections. Political Will 2013 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $20,000 The National Capital Region _ Watershed Stewards Academy trains community leaders to be engaged in developing and implementing local solutions to stormwater management problems, raising awareness within local communities. Advocacy, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Sierra Club Foundation $60,000 Mobilize members and supporters to strengthen regulations designed to reduce pollution from stormwater and agricultural operations. Advocacy, Agriculture, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc. $50,000 As part of a team working under a 3-year USDA Conservation Innovation Grant to the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, demonstrate innovative technologies that convert excess animal manure into a usable form of energy (heat, electricity) on farms in nutrient hot spots of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in four states. Agriculture, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $25,000 In the Susquehanna River watershed, establish strong health and environmental protections around shale gas extraction and reductions in stormwater runoff. Advocacy, Stormwater, Water Quality 2013 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $35,000 GRK works on projects that involve environmental baseline monitoring, environmental outreach and advocacy to abate pollution and champion regulatory reform within the Gunpowder Watershed. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $15,000 The Trash Free Maryland Alliance is a network of organizations and businesses working to champion policies to reduce litter, with an emphasis on plastic bags, polystyrene, and beverage containers. Non-traditional Allies 2013 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $30,000 Support the advocacy role of a new full-time Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, working on building the capacity of the organization, addressing local land use decisions and building relationships within the community. Advocacy, Keepers 2013 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $40,000 Agriculture Initiative and manage the CBFN pilot projects providing oversight of workplans and budget, and assisting in the management of the Manure to Energy USDA CIG grant in partnership with NFWF Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
James River Association $15,000 The Lower James Riverkeeper serves as a full-time advocate for the James River Association in the Lower James River watershed. The Riverkeeper patrolls the river, monitors the health of the river and critical species, educates the public about river health, responds to citizen reports and pollution concerns, and develops strategies to address threats. Advocacy, Keepers 2013 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 Advocacy, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $50,000 Using advocacy, enforcement and coalition building to protect and improve the ecological and aesthetic quality of the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed and Chesapeake Bay. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2013 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $50,000 Lead the Choose Clean Water Coalition Advocacy, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Clean Air Watch $35,000 CAW promotes clean air policies through a combination of aggressive media education and grassroots advocacy. They will continue to work with allied health and conservation organizations to shape public perception through media channels. N/A 2013 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $60,000 Use monitoring and pollution analysis to hold CAFOs accountable for discharges and air emissions in the Bay watershed. Improve regulation of CAFO water and air pollution, and challenge EPA actions when they do not meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act and other laws. Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
H. John Heinz III Center for Science Economics and the Environment $40,000 Work with a coalition of groups to provide information that leads to better enforcement of water quality laws in Maryland. Assess what information is needed and available, gather and compile data, and create communications products (including story maps and salient data visualization). Advocacy, Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
Society of Environmental Journalists, Inc. $10,000 Improve the quality and reach of news coverage on watershed health, water quality, marine and coastal issues; protect and increase journalists Communications 2013 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $7,000 Through a coordinated program of workshops, technical assistance, publications, and public education, AFJ gives nonprofits and foundations legal guidance and information on how to build advocacy capacity. Advocacy 2013 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Mobilize citizens across Maryland to act in ways that benefit the environment and lead to enduring change. Political Will 2013 Chesapeake
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $10,000 In partnership with businesses, nonprofits, neighborhood organizations and City and County governments, The Healthy Harbor Initiative aims to make Baltimore Harbor safe for swimming and fishing by the year 2020. Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Marshall-Wythe School of Law Foundation $10,000 Provide advocates in the MD Trading Group and the Accounting for Growth Workgroup with the legal research support to help strengthen MDE Advocacy, Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $75,000 Expand WSI Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Build support for specific policies to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution from agribusiness operations, with a focus on statewide policies that could have the biggest impact. Help cultivate and expand a budding coalition of groups working on these issues. Work together to make progress on issues like transparency for agribusinesses, more and better on-the-ground practices, and market-based approaches to reducing pollution. Advocacy, Agriculture 2013 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Continue to train citizens about stormwater policies and respond to local advocates in Prince George Advocacy, Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $85,000 Secure significant policy victories for land conservation and water quality protection through education and outreach, to include: 1)Educating decision makers; 2)Recruiting, training and mobilizing citizens concerned about conservation; 3)Increasing voter participation through nonpartisan GOTV activities. WIP 2013 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $88,000 Support Aubon Stormwater 2013 Chesapeake
North American Association for Environmental Education $5,000 Support a reception during the North American Association for Environmental Education Annual Conference, to honor Governor O'Malley for his leadership on Maryland becoming the first state to require students to be environmentally literate as a high school graduation requirement. Non-traditional Allies 2013 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $5,000 EGA will host the Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $175,000 Build a sustainable fisheries management system in the Chesapeake for the blue crab and striped bass fisheries. Facilitate a collaborative process with watermen and fishery managers to develop and win approval of fundamental management improvements. Build support for incorporating market-based tools, such as catch shares, into the management systems by demonstrating local success of catch shares through voluntary pilot projects. Fisheries, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
James River Association $15,000 The Lower James Riverkeeper serves as a full-time advocate for the James River Association in the Lower James River watershed. The Riverkeeper patrolls the river, monitors the health of the river and critical species, educates the public about river health, responds to citizen reports and pollution concerns, and develops strategies to address threats. Advocacy, Fisheries, Keepers 2014 Chesapeake
Southern Environmental Law Center $20,000 Defend, monitor, and advance implementation of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. Serve on the legal team for environmental groups defending EPA Advocacy, Water Quality, WIP 2013 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $225,000 The Choose Clean Water Coalition serves as a united advocate for restoring the thousands of streams and rivers flowing to the Chesapeake Bay by coordinating policy, message action and accountability for clean water at the federal, state and local levels. Advocacy, WIP 2013 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $45,000 VCN is composed of more than 150 conservation and community groups, providing unified and strategic efforts on issues such as nutrient trading, agricultural best management practices, and uranium mining. They also serve as the state lead for the Choose Clean Water Coalition. Advocacy 2013 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $15,000 Expand outreach to churches, schools, and businesses and integrate tree plantings and other restoration initiatives with stream cleanups to inspire a collective vision of clean water among this expanded audience. Build development and communication capacity in order to launch a major fundraising campaign. Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $10,000 In a partnership with other funders, raise the amount of unrestricted funds available in 2014 to finalize the merger of Blue Water Baltimore. Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland $35,000 CCA-MD will concentrate its efforts in 2013 in three areas: membership, fundraising and advocacy. Advocacy work will cover sediment from Conowingo Dam; river herring and american shad sustainability; invasive species control; recreational angler accountability;and updating fisheries management plans on speckled trout, crappie, and blue catfish. Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies 2014 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $10,000 Support expert review of environmental pollution controls and associated permits for a poultry litter gasification facility in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Agriculture, Pollution 2014 Chesapeake
Resource Dynamics, Inc. $10,000 Analyze technical and policy related initiatives associated with agriculture that will increase the pace of Bay cleanup. Key issue areas include: strengthening nutrient management tools and programs and improving verification and tracking of on- the- ground management practices. Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $37,000 Serve as an advocate for the Gunpowder River watershed and its communities, working to abate pollution and champion regulatory reform by using environmental baseline monitoring, environmental outreach, advocacy and litigation. Advocacy, Fisheries, Keepers 2014 Chesapeake
River Network $5,000 Provide scholarships to help Chesapeake Bay watershed leaders participate in River Rally 2014. The event will be held in Pittsburgh, PA and will bring together several hundred river leaders, staff and board members for learning and networking opportunities. Capacity, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $135,000 NWF is the largest membership based conservation organization, working to protect wildlife and wild places for children Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies 2014 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Solutions, LLC $25,000 Identify effective ways for poultry producers on the eastern shore of Maryland to meet the state Agriculture, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $40,000 Prevent pollution from agricultural operations in order to restore clean water in the Shenandoah River and its tributaries through community engagement and enforcement. Agriculture, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Commonwealth of Virginia $3,000 Sponsor the 2014 Environment Virginia Symposium, which is held each year to address environmental issues in the state. Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $35,000 Support the advocacy role of a new full-time Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, working on building the capacity of the organization, engaging state policy makers, and growing the grassroots presence on the Eastern Shore. Advocacy, Keepers 2014 Chesapeake
Action Media $20,000 Increase the clarity and power of public communications for Bay Restoration. Work with local messengers and champions, based on the interests and perspectives most important to them. Communications that build long-term relationships will be developed in identified locations, and made available throughout the state and region for similar activity elsewhere. Communications, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Association Of Baltimore Area Grantmakers Inc $3,000 The Green Funders Affinity Group is an active forum for ABAG members to share and learn about effective grant-making and new developments in the fields of community greening, environment and sustainability. Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Climate Action Network $55,000 Work with Maryland state officials to develop best practices for Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. Challenge a new threat from fracking in Maryland in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports out of Dominion Resources Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $75,000 Defend stormwater policy gains in Maryland and at the local level; work to defeat a proposed waste incinerator in South Baltimore; encourage MDE to consider cumulative impacts when approving permits; assist Baltimore City EJ communities in accessing available dedicated funds. Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $65,000 Help Eastern Shore local governments meet their WIP goals. ESLC will engage in local projects that provide replicable models; target water quality BMP education to government officials and staff; and work in collaboration with other partners to provide communities with WIP resources. Land Use, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 Enable nonprofits and small Bay watershed organizations to better manage their data so it can be easily shared with decision makers. Provide affordable web mapping and programming support to small watershed organizations, foundations, and government agencies. Build data-driven applications that spark information transparency, public engagement, and conservation policy decisions. Agriculture, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $45,000 West/Rhode Riverkeeper works to protect families and communities by stopping pollution locally. The Riverkeeper works with communities to enforce environmental law, promote restoration, and advocate for better environmental policy for local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County $1,500 Honor a woman working in the environmental field in Anne Arundel County, through the YWCA N/A 2014 Chesapeake
University of Rhode Island $5,000 Support 2 seminars for journalists to gather background on climate science within the context of economic consequences and public policy, and learn about local effects on marine and coastal environments. Advocacy, Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $85,000 Educate and encourage conservation voters to make it to the polls. Increase the level of engagement of these voters in communication with policy makers and participation in policy debates in order to increase the value and voice of conservation. Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $50,000 Composed of more than 160 conservation and community groups, VCN provides unified and strategic efforts on issues such as agricultural best management practices, fracking and stormwater. They serve as the Virginia state lead for the Choose Clean Water Coalition. Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $75,000 Expand WSI Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $7,000 Provide information, training, and resources to help build the capacity of nonprofits to engage in advocacy to promote positive social change, hold government accountable, and help ensure all voices are represented in public policy debates. Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $78,000 Their Conservation Program works to promote stronger, more enforceable and better funded stormwater programs. They will work to increase the number of citizens engaged in local stream stewardship to expand and strengthen the network of community based advocates. Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $75,000 Educate Maryland policymakers and the media about risks posed by farm pollution to clean water and public health -- and the need for tighter regulations and enforcement -- through effective messaging, media outreach, strategic advice and implementation of smart communication strategies by state environmental groups. Agriculture, Communications, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $46,000 Work in Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties to help utilize residual designation authority. Work with all of Maryland Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $2,500 Support the annual WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Build support in Maryland for specific policies to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution from agribusiness operations, and defend against rollbacks to good and reasonable policies that help curb ag pollution. Advocacy, Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Wild Oceans, Inc. $20,000 Restore the Atlantic menhaden population and its ecological role in coastal ecosystems. Work with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to obtain full implementation of catch reductions and rebuilding measures. Fisheries 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $225,000 Harness the collective power of the region Advocacy, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $10,000 Support the Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, and the expansion of the Potomac Riverkeeper program to West Virginia, western Maryland and southern Pennsylvania. Advocacy, Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $50,000 The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper covers the area from Sunbury, PA to the Chesapeake Bay, working to ensure compliance with environmental laws, advocating for improved laws based on science, and providing education on issues pertaining to the health of the waterways and communities. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Conservation Pennsylvania $55,000 Advocate for revisions to the Pennsylvania nutrient credit trading system and improved enforcement against farming operations that are impacting local water quality. These actions will go a long way to help the Commonwealth meet its Watershed Implementation Plan and milestone commitments. Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Devereux Environmental Consulting $5,000 Work with the KCF team to develop improved BMP reporting as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program Agricultural Workgroup effort. Agriculture, Communications 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 The Choose Clean Water Coalition works to connect the collective power of the region Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $30,000 Promote and protect the rural economy, natural resources, history and beauty of the Northern Piedmont through advocacy for federal, state and local policies that protect the region WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 SVN works closely with local citizens Advocacy, Land Use 2014 Chesapeake
River Network $50,000 Continue to provide capacity building expertise and resources to groups in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, extending into Pennsylvania. Educate and activate members on the Waters of the US rule so they can speak out for clean water. Capacity 2014 Chesapeake
Clean Air Watch $35,000 Educate the media and the general public about the importance of strong clean air laws and regulations. Function as a watchdog organization and shape public perception of air issues. N/A 2014 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $60,000 Ensure that the Bay and its watershed produce clean water and abundant fisheries through a collaborative approach that focuses on tangible conservation in critical places. On-the-ground projects, strategic policy advocacy, and innovative use of private funds are targeted toward increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of Chesapeake conservation efforts. Advocacy, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $18,000 Provide general support for activities to decrease the flow of nutrients, especially phosphorus, to the Chesapeake Bay due to the over application of animal manure used as fertilizer. Agriculture, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. $105,000 Provide pro bono legal services to environmental organizations and individuals working on environmental problems in Maryland and the Chesapeake region. Represent clients in rulemaking, permitting, legislation and litigation. N/A 2014 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $60,000 Susquehanna River watershed voters will be educated on the environmental issues at stake, and through a GOTV effort, be encouraged to participate in the democratic process. Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $15,000 Support KCF and its grantees by providing technical analyses and interpretation related to agricultural policy issues, such as phosphorus management, ag certainty and nutrient trading. Agriculture, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $60,000 Hold CAFOs and other agricultural dischargers accountable for discharges in the Bay watershed. Implement legal and policy strategies to increase agricultural transparency and accountability at the national, regional, and state levels. Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $10,000 The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore is the chief advocate, promoter, and steward for Baltimore Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Mobilize citizens across Maryland to act in ways that benefit the environment and lead to enduring change. Conduct environmental outreach to connect local and regional groups to policy makers in Annapolis with a focus on targeting the Rising American electorate. Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $70,000 Lead the Choose Clean Water Coalition Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Society of Environmental Journalists, Inc. $10,000 Advance public understanding of environmental issues by strengthening the quality and reach of environmental journalism, and support the Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $10,000 The Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative is focused on the lasting reduction of trash in the Potomac River Watershed by utilizing a framework of regulation, policy, enforcement, public education, market-based approaches, and building a diverse network of partners. Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $40,000 Develop and pilot a Clean Water Training Program Certification in stormwater by collaborating with community workforce development organizations in two to three Accountability, Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $20,000 Provide legal resources to individuals and groups to bring about meaningful progress in Bay restoration through enforcement actions, litigation, participation in the regulatory, legislative and planning processes and participation in land use hearings. Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 Enable nonprofits and small Bay watershed organizations to better manage their data so it can be easily shared with decision makers. Provide affordable web mapping and programming support to small watershed organizations, foundations, and government agencies. Build data-driven applications that spark information transparency, public engagement, and conservation policy decisions. Agriculture, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $40,000 Advocate for river-friendly land use policies and decisions at the local level. Build a sustainable clean water movement in priority jurisdictions. Advocacy, Political Will, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Resource Media $20,000 Collect, document and promote stories and images through traditional and social media to connect water pollution to human health impacts. Raise awareness among decision-makers and foster a dialogue that will create new messengers. Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Southern Environmental Law Center $20,000 Protect the Chesapeake Bay from fracking on lands perilously close to the Bay and from coal ash storage in unlined ponds adjacent to Virginia rivers in the Bay watershed. Advocacy, Water Quality, WIP 2014 Chesapeake