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Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $125,000 Support the Potomac Riverkeeper, Shenandoah Riverkeeper, and the Upper Potomac Riverkeeper and their two programs: Pollution Reduction and River Access/ Recreation. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $125,000 Assist partners by creating a framework of applications, software, training, and guidance in the planning and prioritization of restoration projects, documentation of installation, and the acquisition and management of localized monitoring data that can help track the effectiveness of restoration efforts. Capacity, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $90,000 The Mid-Atlantic Office activates members around policy and restoration efforts to protect the Chesapeake Bay by reinforcing the appropriation requests of CCWC to ensure strong federal support for Chesapeake Bay restoration, reducing stormwater run-off/build support for water protection in Baltimore City through wildlife habitat and community engagement, and efforts to deploy the cover-crop champions program in PA. Advocacy, Agriculture, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $105,000 Support the "Communities for Clean Streams" Initiative, engaging DC area residents in monitoring and advocating for local clean streams. Continue to serve as a stormwater expertise to stakeholders at all levels. Advocacy, Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $31,629 Support the “Delmarva Land and Litter Challenge” (DLLC), providing administrative and communications support as they determine the State of the Industry and continue working towards environmentally responsible farming solutions. Agriculture 2018 Chesapeake
The Hatcher Group, Inc. $22,500 Provide coordination and administrative support for the Maryland Clean Agricultural Coalition (MCAC), building relationships with Eastern Shore delegates and creating dialogue between the environmental and agricultural communities. Advocacy, Agriculture 2018 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $270,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalition, harnessing the collective power of the Chesapeake region's advocacy community, providing capacity and a voice to all members. Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Nutrients, Political Will, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $10,000 Plant and provide spat-on-shell for Maryland's restoration and sanctuary program, in support of the wild fishery and the aquaculture industry. Fisheries, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $50,000 Support the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, building capacity of the organization so they can more effectively work with partners, identify sources of pollution and advocate for the River. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Preserve and protect Virginia's natural landscape by making conservation a top priority with Virginia decision makers, and engage concerned citizens in the democratic process. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake, Inc. $85,000 Help secure resources and expand conservation implementation in high priority regions (Lancaster County, PA & the Delmarva). Agriculture 2018 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $95,000 Support a coordinated conservation movement in Virginia, driving collaboration among the 100+ partner organizations. Accountability, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Political Will, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $10,000 Support Baltimore's Healthy Harbor Fund, engaging residents to care for and learn about the local marine ecosystem, fostering stewardship and building a base of supporters. Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $50,000 Focus on the promotion, funding and implementation of green infrastructure to address stormwater concerns. Continue chairing the Choose Clean Water Coalition's stormwater workgroup. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $145,000 Protect Maryland's environment and natural resources by maximizing participation of citizens in conservation decisions. Continue holding forums and building relationships with those in public policy. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Provide information, training and resources to build the advocacy capacity of those in the nonprofit community. Advocacy 2018 Chesapeake
American Rivers $50,000 Work towards the adoption of green infrastructure solutions by municipalities in the Susquehanna basin of Pennsylvania, particularly the concept of gateway gardens. Outreach, Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Bay Journal Media, Inc. $75,000 Support the environmental journalism programs of Bay Journal Media, which includes in-depth reporting and commentary that reaches people each month through a suite of products and services. Communications, Outreach 2018 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $70,000 Continue providing stormwater training opportunities that promote job growth. In addition, provide stormwater technical resources to municipalities in Lancaster County, PA. Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $185,000 Support the Lancaster Clean Water Partners, a diverse, multi-sector group of public and private partners convening to accelerate conservation and restoration efforts in Lancaster County, PA. Accountability, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $65,000 Advance local water quality projects, assure the economic viability of farming, protect the environmental integrity of the Eastern Shore, and continue to advocate for greater WIP progress. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
James River Association $100,000 Continue traditional river advocacy at the state level, while also supporting the James Riverkeeper program. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Keepers, Political Will, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Inc. $70,000 Provide general support to build the foundation for sustainable growth of the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Outreach, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $2,500 The ShoreRivers’ Summer Solstice Gala funds restoration projects throughout our watersheds, advocacy efforts at the state and local levels, outreach to the agricultural community, and our extensive water quality monitoring programs. N/A 2018 Chesapeake
Shenandoah Forum $20,000 Support the new 'Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley', a group formed from a merger of local Shenandoah organizations. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $2,500 Taste of the Chesapeake N/A 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc. $2,500 Champions of the Chesapeake N/A 2018 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, Inc. $40,000 Provide hands-on training courses to county residents, equipping them with the tools needed to help neighbors reduce stormwater runoff pollution in their communities. Outreach, Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $92,000 Support the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper and Blue Water Baltimore's larger public policy/ advocacy efforts, using science, policy and law to address threats from sewage, stormwater, trash and toxics. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $175,328 Support the “Delmarva Land and Litter Challenge” (DLLC), providing administrative and communications support to the group as they determine the State of the Industry and continue working towards environmentally responsible farming solutions. Agriculture, Communications, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $24,000 Enhance on-the-ground implementation of stormwater practices by translating the best available science and engineering to practioners and providing an analysis of the changing regulatory landscape to stormwater managers at the local government level. Stormwater, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future $180,000 Support the development of strong WIP III plans while collaborating and holding state and municipal officials accountable for clean-up plans; serve as the PA state lead for the Choose Clean Water Coalition; conduct a grassroots strategy to connect residents with their elected officials on issues of clean water. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $22,588 Conduct community outreach efforts, targeting Northern Virginia, leveraging get out the vote activities as part of ongoing grassroots organizing. Civic Engagement, Outreach 2018 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Voice $20,000 Increase civic engagement and voter registrations, through improved access and modernization of the election process. Civic Engagement, Outreach 2018 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $60,000 Empower communities and individuals to advocate for clean water, building power and strategic communications. Watchdog local zoning, permits and funding. $20,000 is allocated to the acquisition of White Horse Mountain. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Wildlife Leadership Academy $10,000 Engage and empower high school age youth to become Conservation Ambassadors to ensure a wildlife, fisheries and natural resource legacy for future generations. Outreach, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $8,000 Support of EGA's Annual Fall Retreat, assist members in learning about current issues, collaborating on projects, and sharing information to help funders improve their effectiveness as grantmakers. N/A 2018 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $40,000 Provide materials and advocacy trainings to empower people to effectively participate in local government land use decisions. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use 2018 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $60,000 Provide technical assistance in Pennsylvania, enabling more on-the-ground restoration projects of coldwater streams. Fisheries, Land Use, Outreach 2018 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $65,000 Support the presence of a field representative in Pennsylvania, working to build a sportsmen/women coalition and identify policy and funding priorities. Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $40,000 Provide technical capacity to support a fundraising & membership management database, and a networked phone system. Both of these are needs post-merger of three organizations. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $30,000 Provide outreach and civic engagement in Loudoun County, working to improve their comprehensive plan; Engage conservation landowners to pursue updated easements with riparian buffers; and advocate for increased funding for conservation BMPs and easement holdings. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Political Will, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $50,000 Showcase agricultural BMPs on park lands and advocate for increased funding and programs in Pennsylvania to achieve clean water goals. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $25,000 Support local WIP implementation, advocate for land use issues specific to the Rappahannock basin, and build capacity through membership and major donor programs. Advocacy, Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $110,000 Address continued delays and violations at large wastewater treatment plans and sewer systems in aging municipalities. Advocacy, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $100,000 Work with agribusiness representatives and other agricultural groups to identify and increase adoption of 4R Nutrient Management, in the Delmarva Peninsula and in Pennsylvania. Agriculture, Nutrients 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc. $100,000 Accelerate restoration in the Susquehanna by applying precision conservation and providing technical support to develop data-driven goals. Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Advocate for the remediation of toxics in the Anacostia River, the implementation of stormwater pollutant controls, and the promotion of community involvement through the Watershed Stewards Academy. Accountability, Advocacy, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Preservation Maryland $115,000 Support the "Smart Growth Maryland" program (originally 1000 Friends of Maryland), promoting cleaner water and sustainable growth. At the county level, this will be focused on comprehensive plans. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use 2018 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $85,000 Support the coalition of 18 independent Waterkeeper programs in the Chesapeake, amplifying their voices, mobilizing collaboration around campaigns, and championing clean water efforts. Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Keepers 2018 Chesapeake
Virginia Civic Engagement Table $10,000 Host trainings through their Citizen Training Academy and an annual Advocacy Training, including how to run accountability campaigns. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $5,000 Assist in the hiring of a full-time Chesapeake Field Coordinator position, and building power through new membership building strategies. Capacity, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $20,000 The Anacostia Riverkeeper uses advocacy, enforcement, outreach, and education to protect and restore the Anacostia River. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association $20,000 Support the Severn Riverkeeper, working to protect and restore the Severn River through stormwater protection systems. Keepers, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $20,000 Employ a combination of grassroots organizing, coalition building, research, policy development, public education, and litigation to push for government reforms in Maryland, at the state and local levels. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
Earth Force $10,000 Provide middle school students on the Delmarva Peninsula an opportunity to conduct field tests on water quality, meet with natural resource and community management professions, and develop a plan to take civic action to solve a real world problem. Civic Engagement, Outreach 2018 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $90,000 Create a new business model on how the Conservancy can best serve the clean water needs of the Lancaster community, while continuing their engagement with City and County residents on adopting stormwater practices. Capacity, Outreach, Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Ridge to Reefs $35,000 Determine the appropriateness of a bioreactor to treat nitrate discharges at small - medium sized Wastewater Treatment Plants, potentially offering a more cost efficient upgrade option. Nutrients, Pollution 2018 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $170,000 Support the four Riverkeeper programs: Chester, Choptank, Miles-Wye, and Sassafras. They regularly patrol their rivers and tributaries, combat illegal pollution, and serve as guardians for the resource. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
South Riverkeeper $58,500 Support the South Riverkeeper program, and the communications plan around the merger of the South River Federation and West/ Rhode Riverkeeper organization. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $6,240 Support for infrastructure distribution for core set of mission focused platforms, Water Reporter and FieldDoc. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $6,500 Upgrade of current hardware to help with implementation of new technology best practices. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $5,732 Support implementation of CWP's technology work plan by upgrading hardware. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $7,518 Support for solid technology infrastructure foundation with new hardware and software. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $5,000 Tech Capacity support for CRM migration. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $3,500 Coalition for Smarter Growth Tech Capacity support for CRM migration. Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
South River Federation Inc $8,770 Technology capacity support for CRM integration Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $6,740 Technology capacity building support with upgrade of hardware Capacity 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $25,000 Continue conducting a comprehensive certification program for landscape professionals who design, install, and maintain green infrastructure practices. Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Education Plus Inc. - Education Plus Health $10,000 Support the Mid-Atlantic Youth Anglers & Outdoors Partners, and their work connecting anglers and sportsman's groups in Lancaster County with stormwater runoff projects. Fisheries, Outreach, Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $18,000 Support the coordination of the national Urban Water Funders and the Chesapeake Bay Funders' Network's Stormwater Workgroup. Stormwater 2018 Chesapeake
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake $60,000 Ignite the power of the faith communities to protect and restore shared watersheds by working through hubs of congregational action, and cultivating and highlighting individual faith-based leaders. Non-traditional Allies, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $118,000 Connect municipalities with farmers to accelerate water quality improvements through the implementation of practices on agricultural lands within that jurisdiction, highlighting the cost-effectiveness. Agriculture, Water Quality, WIP 2018 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $30,000 With their new strategic plan in-hand, NWA will focus on improving their effectiveness through community collaboration and resource development. Capacity, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $15,000 Protect streams and land against high development pressures in Northern Virginia, working to improve stormwater management and increasing civic engagement in support of environmental goals. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
Trash Free Maryland $20,000 Create long-term solutions to trash pollution through policy and behavior change. Engage and activate communities to identify sources and implement solutions. Expand unique partnerships to broaden the network of advocates. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies 2018 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $9,430 The Alliance will partner with a Lancaster based marketing firm to conduct audience surveys and help in developing marketing and outreach tools, including recipe cards for conservation landscaping. Agriculture, Communications 2018 Chesapeake
Dickinson College's Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring $24,980 Develop and implement a Susquehanna Stream Team & Creek Watch to engage community members in assessing the health of their local waters. Accountability, Civic Engagement, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution 2018 Chesapeake
Donegal Trout Unlimited $23,905 Enhance watershed education and expand partnerships in the Fishing Creek Watershed through the development of educational materials, hosting of public forums and the participation of local schools in 'Trout in the Classroom'. Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $25,000 Use the report, "The Legacy of PA's State Parks and Forest" to launch a campaign to increase investment in these lands. The campaign will build grassroots support, utilize coalitions and educate the public and decision makers on the value of investing in these resources. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Communications, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will 2018 Chesapeake
Sierra Club Foundation $25,000 Invest in the PA Chapter to provide dedicated staff support for the 'Save Pennsylvania's Forests Coalition'. The coalition unities voices advocating for the protection and preservation of forested lands. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2018 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $5,000 Successful completion of a $5,000 challenge grant, growing their unrestricted, individual donations to help hire a full-time field coordinator for the Chesapeake Bay/ Potomac Headwaters civic engagement work. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement 2018 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $2,500 Support CBT's Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Gala. Capacity, Outreach 2019 Chesapeake
River Network $40,000 Assist groups in the Chesapeake Bay region with organizational development and capacity building needs. Specifically, provide one-on-one facilitation to the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper in their strategic planning process. Capacity, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
National Parks Conservation Association $100,000 Provide general operating support of NPCA's centennial, celebrating it's century of impact. Advocacy, Civic Engagement 2019 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $43,842 A quarterly payment in continued support of the Delmarva Land and Litter facilitation and communications. Agriculture, Communications, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $20,000 Sponsorship of Lancaster Water Week - an awareness campaign that celebrates the waterways of Lancaster County. N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $50,000 Address septic system pollution and its impact on the Chesapeake Bay, ground water, and human health. Add capacity and lead a statewide coalition with counties and realtors. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $135,003 Support the three branches of Potomac Riverkeeper Network: Potomac Riverkeeper, Shenandoah Riverkeeper and the Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, providing a presence for awareness and improvement of water quality. Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution 2019 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $35,000 Support the Gunpowder Riverkeeper's advocacy work, preventing pollution and championing improvements to the watershed. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $45,000 Connects pro-bono legal services to individuals and organizations fighting for clean water. They also provide legal education and training, and law and policy analysis to effect systemic compliance and development of more effective policies. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $125,000 This grant supports advanced development and deployment of technologies used by the Lancaster Clean Water Partnership (LCWP) and Delmarva Land and Litter Challenge (DLLC) to track and measure the cumulative implementation of management practices. Through the FieldDoc platform, the Commons works to create a framework of applications and software that assist partners in planning and prioritization of restoration projects, documentation of installation, and collection and management of localized monitoring data to help track the effectiveness of on the ground work. N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland $30,000 This operations grant places an emphasis on 1) cultivating constituency from fishers and youth and 2) continuation of habitat improvement. N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $1,734 Support for staff attendance to 2019 Frank Conference. N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake, Inc. $2,500 Support for Sustainable Chesapeake to participate in the PA Dairy Summit. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $806 Support for staff to attend Environmental & Outdoor Education Conference. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $105,000 Incorporate climate change work alongside existing land and water conservation priorities, adding strong voices to local land-use planning efforts. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $275,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalition, harnessing the collective power of the Chesapeake's advocacy community for water quality in the region; cultivating clean water champions; and strengthen the capacity of members. Advocacy, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Preserve and protect Virginia's natural landscape by ensuring conservation remains a key priority among decision makers, and engaging constituents in conservation policy and the democratic process for the benefit of the Commonwealth's environment. Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution 2019 Chesapeake
Arundel Rivers Federation $85,000 Support the South and West/ Rhode Riverkeeper programs, and their advocacy campaigns, fundraising strategies, and outreach efforts. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake