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Chesapeake Legal Alliance Inc $20,000 Provide pro bono legal services to those working to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed who could not otherwise afford the legal services that they need to accomplish their goals. Advocacy, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Media Services Inc $5,000 Produce a 60 minute film, Beautiful Swimmers Revisited, to mark the 40th anniversary of William Wallace's Pulitzer Prize winning book, "Beautiful Swimmers." The film will revisit Wallace's book about Chesapeake Bay blue crabs and update what has happened to the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population over the past four decades through interviews with scientists, watermen and fishery managers. Communications 2015 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. Influence decision makers, both state and federal, to implement and enforce strategies related to agriculture that will result in local water quality improvement. Agriculture 2015 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $25,000 The Choose Clean Water Coalition works to connect the collective power of the region’s advocacy community for increased protections for water in the Chesapeake Bay region. This is achieved through state-specific, targeted campaigns. This grant specifically supports the Maryland State Lead for the Coalition. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $30,000 Advocate for federal, state and local policies that protect the Piedmont region’s resources, including water quality and quantity. Promote stewardship of the land through voluntary conservation easements and other innovative approaches. WIP 2015 Chesapeake
River Network $35,000 Provide capacity building expertise and resources on organizational development to watershed groups in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, with a focus of extending into Central Pennsylvania. Capacity 2015 Chesapeake
Sierra Club Foundation $8,000 Provide support for participation on the Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition (MCAC). Take a leadership role as one of the three co-chairs tasked with guiding MCAC towards achieving its mission to reduce pollution and increase transparency and accountability from agriculture and other associated sources of water degradation. Agriculture 2015 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $20,000 Help the Maryland environmental community better understand the opportunities and challenges of emerging poultry manure to energy technologies. Agriculture, Communications 2015 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $50,000 Ensure that the Bay and its watershed produce clean water and abundant fisheries through a focus on 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 2015 Chesapeake
Virginia Organizing, Inc $10,000 Expand community organizing to address societal problems at the local level while building organizational and community leadership. Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $2,500 Support the Taste of the Chesapeake, the Alliance's annual fundraising event. The Alliance is a leading environmental nonprofit uniquely focused on fostering local action and on restoring rivers and streams throughout the Chesapeake watershed to improve water quality and the overall health of the Bay. Advocacy, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $70,000 Support a comprehensive public policy and advocacy program, with particular focus on stormwater. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $20,000 Promote more widespread adoption of effective stormwater practices through technical support, training, improved permits, and recognition of good programs. Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
PennFuture $90,000 Build public and political support for the PA Chesapeake Bay clean-up effort and to enforce clean water laws that apply to agriculture and stormwater. Work will focus on reviews of agricultural compliance and ordinances including nutrient management codes. Advocacy, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $25,000 Educate Northern Virginia decision makers and citizens on local water issues of concern and conduct Get Out The Vote nonpartisan activities in this area. Advocacy, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 Manage, process, and provide information that leads to better enforcement of water quality laws in Maryland. Create policy communication products (maps and salient data visualization), and work with project partners to provide environmentally focused application development and low cost mapping services. Agriculture 2015 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 Work with local citizens’ groups in the Shenandoah Valley to improve county land use, transportation plans, and zoning ordinances, building support for programs and policies that protect clean water, air quality, farms, forests, battlefields and other natural and historic resources. Advocacy, Land Use 2015 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy, Inc $40,000 Build a movement of clean water champions to advocate for river-friendly policies at the local level. Advocacy, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Ridge to Reefs $30,000 Conduct targeted outreach with farmers to install woodchip bioreactors on as many farms in the Chesapeake Watershed as possible through unique partnerships with local land conservation organizations and farmers. Conduct monitoring and sharing of data with EPA and MDA. Advocacy, Agriculture 2015 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, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
State Voices $20,000 Support Get Out The Vote efforts in Pennsylvania, focusing on engaging the Rising American Electorate in the democratic process. The RAE is 36% of the state’s electorate and historically has been underrepresented in the political process. Advocacy, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $5,000 Scope out the feasibility of a state partnership preproposal for stream fencing through the Farm Bill’s Resource Conservation Partnership Program. Assist the states in identifying a lead entity and in coordinating the proposal submission as needed. Agriculture, Nutrients, Water Quality 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Media Services Inc $90,000 Provide general support for in-depth environmental reporting and commentary that reaches approximately 4 million people each month through a suite of products and services that includes the Chesapeake Bay Journal, Chesapeake Bay Journeys, Bay Journal News Service, and the Midday on the Bay radio program on WYPR. Communications 2015 Chesapeake
Conservation Pennsylvania $80,000 Run a nonpartisan civic engagement program to engage the Rising American Electorate voters. Conservation PA will conduct testing to further refine how to effectively increase voter turnout. Advocacy, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
Environment America Research & Policy Center Inc $35,000 Raise the visibility of the threats facing the Bay, coordinate with other clean water allies to protect progress made, and build support for state and federal policies to reduce pollution flowing into the Bay, especially from agriculture. Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $20,000 Expand local advocacy efforts to capitalize on living shoreline funding and new threats, while expanding the reach of membership and major donor programs to the headwater counties. Advocacy, Capacity, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
James River Association $15,000 In partnership with the Potomac Conservancy, Friends of the Rappahannock and others, advocate for adequate state water quality funding to meet Virginia’s clean water commitments. Advocacy, Political Will, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $20,000 The Urban Greening program continues to work with Lancaster City to develop an incentive program to coincide with implementation of the stormwater fee and to build awareness in the community about stormwater pollution. Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $55,000 Expand and diversify constituencies, and educate key leaders as well as grassroots about the connections between a clean environment and a healthy economy. Engage constituents to advocate that local, state, and federal decision makers adopt, implement, and enforce strong clean air and water protections to benefit the Chesapeake region. Advocacy 2015 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $40,000 Ensure that Clean Water Act protection is effectively restored to the wetlands and headwater streams that feed into the Chesapeake Bay and affect Bay water quality. Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $30,000 Protect and restore habitat for native and wild trout in the Chesapeake Bay basin by engaging anglers in advocacy. Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies 2015 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $20,000 Provide general operating support to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies (UMCES), Maryland's premier research institution aimed at advancing scientific knowledge of the environment. Agriculture 2015 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $10,000 Through all program areas, promote natural resource protection in the Shenandoah Valley region in the context of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan. Land Use, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $50,000 Protect conventional wetlands habitats and plan for their adaptation to sea level rise by working largely with local governments on land use decisions. Accountability, Land Use, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $35,000 Develop policy solutions, educate decision makers and the public, produce reports and fact sheets, and build strong coalitions to advance a suite of proposals for cleaner water and sustainable growth. Central to this effort will be research and messaging around the economic benefits of smarter growth for communities, counties and residents. Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2015 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $60,000 Work to inspire new behavior in people of faith and to build advocacy and action within the faith community in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies 2015 Chesapeake
American Rivers, Inc $30,000 Build upon existing joint communications efforts with the Water Working Group coalition on what the implementation of the Clean Water Rule means to different targeted audiences, and to correct misperceptions. Communications, Water Quality 2015 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Work towards the restoration of the Anacostia River, with a particular emphasis on enhanced stormwater controls, reduction of trash inputs, and increased attention to remediation of toxics. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $25,000 Identify, train and support community leaders, “Master Watershed Stewards”, to reduce the negative impacts of stormwater runoff in Anne Arundel County. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $50,000 Through the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, use the delivery of grants, technical assistance, training and strategic coordination to strengthen and diversify regional collaborations. Capacity 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc $60,000 General support to assist the Conservancy in responding to the need for collaborative conservation on a landscape scale, expanded public access and engagement, and innovative approaches to leveraging increasingly scarce public funding. Communications 2015 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 Increase transparency at all levels of Maryland’s government, to build a broad coalition of organizations working together on common goals, and to advance access to data regarding pollution loading and public health. Advocacy, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
James River Association $45,000 Advocate for policies and regulations at the state level to ensure the protection and restoration of the James River watershed. Locally, bring awareness to the toxic threats through the “Our River at Risk” campaign. Advocacy, Stormwater, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
State Voices $10,000 Support a collaborative 501(c)(3) Get Out The Vote plan with environmental partners, and existing members of the Virginia Civic Engagement Table. Advocacy 2015 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $20,000 The Riverkeeper focuses on protection and restoration of the Anacostia River for those who work, live and play in the watershed with a focus on advocacy, enforcement, education and outreach. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $32,000 The Baltimore Harbor Waterekeeper serves as the voice for the Baltimore Harbor watershed, utilizing law and science to end pollution and restore water quality, protecting the public’s right to clean water. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc $2,000 An annual event of the Chesapeake Conservancy to honor conservation champions. These individuals,public servants, and corporate leaders have made a difference for the work of the Conservancy in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Funds are used to support land conservation, public access, wildlife habitat protection, and innovation. Water Quality 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association $24,000 Support the Severn Riverkeeper program whose mission is to protect and restore the Severn River, through litigation, restoration, engagement and monitoring of water quality. Keepers, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Chester River Association $30,000 The Chester Riverkeeper works to protect and restore the Chester River through targeted advocacy, outreach, and restoration to improve water quality. Keepers, Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
James River Association $30,000 The Upper James Riverkeeper serves as the eyes, ears and voice of the Upper and Middle James River watershed and serves as a full-time advocate for the conservation and responsible stewardship of the river. Keepers, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $39,000 The Choptank Riverkeeper works with stakeholders to push forward Watershed Implementation Plans, building support for policy initiatives and adoption of pollution-reducing technologies. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers 2015 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $39,000 The Miles/ Wye Riverkeeper serves as an advocate for the Miles and Wye Rivers and the Eastern Bay of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Advocacy, Keepers 2015 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $5,000 Support the Oyster Recovery Partnership's work on the Little Choptank River, the second of five rivers identified by state and federal officials to be restored with native oyster reefs. Fisheries 2015 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $35,000 The Shenandoah Riverkeeper takes action to reduce known pollution sources and to enforce and improve laws to reduce pollution in the Shenandoah River. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers 2015 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $36,000 The Potomac Riverkeeper takes action to reduce known pollution sources and works to enforce and improve laws to reduce pollution in the Potomac River. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
Sassafras River Association $30,000 The Riverkeeper works to support the health of the Sassafras River and improved clean water policies through the use of advocacy, science and public outreach. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
South River Federation Inc $36,000 Support the South Riverkeeper and effects to protect the watershed through advocacy, enforcement of existing laws and diversifying membership and community engagement. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $83,000 Reduce pollution from agriculture by managing and providing coordination, leadership, strategic and administrative support for the Maryland Clean Agriculture Coalition. The coalition’s mission is to improve Maryland waterways and protect public health by reducing pollution, and increasing transparency and accountability, from agriculture. Accountability, Agriculture, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc $15,000 Support a Maryland network of organizations and businesses focused on reducing trash pollution by encouraging policies and programs that address the most prevalent sources and causes of trash pollution in local waters. Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies 2015 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $20,000 Educate and engage community residents in the D.C. metro area to reduce the impacts of stormwater runoff through a semester long training program and implementation of stormwater mitigation projects. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $32,000 Support the Assateague Coastkeeper program in protecting the health and productivity of the Delmarva Coastal Bays through advocacy, education and conservation. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
Aqua Terra Science LLC $20,000 Monitor, review, analyze and report on key activities and decisions made by Bay Program workgroups, committees and expert panels related to agriculture. Accountability, Agriculture, Nutrients 2015 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $25,000 Develop a Chesapeake certification program for landscape professionals who design, install, and maintain green infrastructure practices to validate their experience and proficiency. Stormwater, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Conservation Pennsylvania $30,000 Provide capacity to undergo the necessary due diligence to scope out a merger between Conservation PA and Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture). Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $10,000 Coordinate a National Stormwater Funders’ Group, a learning and collaborative network of more than 100 funders. Advocacy, Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $100,000 The Chesapeake Bay Civic Engagement Plan is an eight-year strategy aimed at long-term engagement of the Rising American Electorate. Efforts will focus on Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania with the fundamental goal of engaging more individuals in the democratic process, before, during and after key elections. Political Will 2015 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $74,000 Develop a communications campaign that will result in a broad range of key audiences excited and engaged around local clean water investments, regardless of political leanings. Advocacy, Communications 2015 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 Push for mixed-use redevelopment in Fairfax County, VA, halt highway projects that would further degrade streams in Montgomery County, MD, and in both, increase grassroots engagement among populations traditionally less-engaged. Advocacy 2015 Chesapeake
Schrauth Consulting, LLC $8,000 Coordinate the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network’s Stormwater Work Group, supporting learning and coordination among members interested in stormwater and green infrastructure. Stormwater 2015 Chesapeake
Training Grounds Inc. $5,000 Support efforts to expand the green workforce and green business development in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Advocacy, Stormwater, WIP 2015 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $10,000 Monitor seagrass (SAV) beds annually baywide, and restore eelgrass to the seaside coastal bays of Virginia, now being linked to the attempts to restore the commercially important bay scallop. Advocacy, Fisheries 2015 Chesapeake
James River Association $20,000 The Lower James Riverkeeper is a full-time advocate for the Lower James watershed, maintaining a constant presence, monitoring its conditions, identifying problems, and advocating for policy and on-the-ground pollution solutions. Advocacy, Fisheries, Keepers, Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
River Network $3,000 Provide scholarships to Chesapeake Bay watershed leaders to attend River Rally 2016 in Mobile, Alabama.  The event will bring together several hundred river leaders, staff and board members for learning and networking opportunities.  Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
Association Of Baltimore Area Grantmakers Inc $25,000 The Maryland Environmental Health Network is composed of health professionals and environmental advocates, working with policy-makers and institutions to achieve environmental protections that create healthy and safe communities.  Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies 2016 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Climate Action Network $30,000 Advocate for a public investment of $2 million in coastal wetland restoration, creation, and enhancement within Maryland. By making the climate argument for wetlands restoration, widen the stakeholder network and leverage funding from nontraditional sources.  Work with existing and new government, business, and nonprofit partners to implement the funding in a targeted, strategic way Advocacy 2016 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $60,000 Advocate for environmental issues that are important to communities by building a grassroots base and engaging community leaders.  CWF will also continue to push for strong implementation of stormwater programs in Maryland.   Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater 2016 Chesapeake
Girl Scouts of Northern California $5,000 Green By Nature engages girls in active environmental education and stewardship. This education program teaches girls about environmental issues in their communities and provides opportunities to participate in stewardship activities in local settings through community service projects and family engagement activities. Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $60,000 Advocate for local Watershed Implementation Plan progress on Maryland’s Eastern Shore through advocacy, collaboration, education, and implementation of rural and urban Best Management Projects.  Advocacy, Land Use, WIP 2016 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $75,000 Help environmental organizations become more collaborative, strategic and sophisticated in their public outreach around a long-term, unified effort to reduce farm pollution. Agriculture, Communications 2016 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $45,000 The Riverkeeper works with the local community to engage and educate on environmental matters, to enforce environmental law, to promote restoration, and to advocate for better environmental policy.   Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2016 Chesapeake
YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County $3,000 Honor a woman working in the environmental field in Anne Arundel County, through the YWCA’s Tribute to Women and Industry award program.  The 2016 nominee will be Jacqueline Guild, Executive Director of the Chesapeake Legal Alliance. N/A 2016 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association - MD $40,000 Organize anglers around best available science and sound policy to ensure stable and abundant fish populations in the Chesapeake Bay waters.  Advocacy, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies 2016 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $40,000 Serve as an advocate for the Gunpowder River watershed and its communities, championing enforcement and compliance of environmental laws within the watershed to protect and conserve the River for all users.   Advocacy, Fisheries, Keepers 2016 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $135,000 The Mid-Atlantic Regional Office supports the Choose Clean Water Coalition; engages with the hundreds of thousands of NWF members who live in the watershed; helps align and focus affiliate networks on Bay issues; and restores connections to nature by kids and families resulting in a stronger conservation ethic. Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $40,000 Conduct a multi-year campaign to address the excessive growths of algae which seriously impair streams feeding the Shenandoah.   Advocacy, Nutrients 2016 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake $70,000 Reduce nutrient pollution from agriculture by advancing the adoption of: 1) alternatives to local land application of excess manure; and 2) management practices and technologies that limit over-fertilization of crops. Agriculture 2016 Chesapeake
Anacostia Waterfront Trust $50,000 Accelerate the pace of water quality improvements through innovative stormwater programs. Central to this effort is the RainPay program, which will leverage market forces to drive investment in green infrastructure to the areas of the watershed that will have the most impact.  Stormwater 2016 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $40,000 Encourage businesses to go beyond compliance and take measurable actions to support protection and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Raise public understanding of the valuable role these business members play in environmental restoration Advocacy 2016 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $45,000 Reduce stormwater pollution entering Maryland’s waterways by advocating for enforceable Phase I and II MS4 permits and their strong implementation.   Advocacy, Stormwater, Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $10,000 Build support for policies to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution from agricultural operations and defend against rollbacks to good and reasonable policies that help curb that pollution Agriculture, Nutrients, Water Quality 2016 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $225,000 Harness the collective power of the Chesapeake region’s advocacy community to support protections of local waters and communities by building strong relationships with partners, mobilizing members and creating effective messages Advocacy, WIP 2016 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $20,000 Support the Upper Potomac Riverkeeper and his work in addressing the pollution threats in that region Advocacy, Agriculture 2016 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $50,000 Serve as the voice of the Lower Susquehanna and Juniata Rivers in Pennsylvania and Maryland.  The Riverkeeper pushes for compliance of environmental laws, advocates for improved policies based on science, leads stewardship projects, and educates on issues pertaining to the health of the waterways Advocacy, Nutrients 2016 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $95,000 Generate progress on top conservation issues in Virginia through education and outreach to elected officials and by building effective, strategic relationships. Turn out conservation voters to the polls and elevate conservation as a top electoral issue Advocacy, Political Will 2016 Chesapeake
Wild Oceans, Inc. $10,000 Establish ecological reference points for inclusion in the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s coast-wide menhaden management plan. These reference points are intended to be applied to the most recent stock assessment and implemented as early as the 2018 fishing season Fisheries 2016 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Provide information, training and resources to build the capacity of the nonprofit community to engage in advocacy, hold government accountable, and help ensure the voices of the underrepresented are heard in public policy debates. Advocacy 2016 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $70,000 Continue development and roll out of the “Communities for Clean Streams” campaign, engaging and empowering local residents to take action for clean water. Stormwater 2016 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Climate Action Network $10,000 Advocate for a public investment of $2 million in coastal wetland restoration, creation, and enhancement within Maryland.  Once secured, bring government, business, and nonprofit partners together to implement the funding in a targeted, strategic way. Advocacy 2016 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $130,000 Accelerate water quality improvements in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and help identify and reduce nutrient and sediment discharges from the most significant sources of this pollution Agriculture 2016 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts $25,000 Provide recognition to farmers who are in full compliance with Maryland nutrient management regulations and other soil conservation and water quality requirements.  Assist farmers in addressing nutrient and erosion concerns still existing on their land in order to qualify for certification Advocacy, Agriculture 2016 Chesapeake