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Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $45,000 To provide certification and recognition of farms in compliance with conservation plans, develop incentives to go beyond regulatory requirements, place an emphasis on reducing impact to water quality and improving technical assistance for conservation delivery by farmers. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $45,077 Provide support for the operation of the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative including communications, meeting facilitation and general support. Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
The Ward Foundation $10,000 Sponsorship of the Youth Environmental Action Summit. Capacity, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $20,000 Sponsorship of Lancaster Water Week. Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $5,000 Sponsorship of CBT's annual Treasure the Chesapeake Gala. Capacity, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Windward Fund $1,500 Sponsorship of PA Civic Gathering event in Philadelphia, PA. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $10,000 Challenge grant to support the efforts to increase unrestricted funding. Baywide, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $50,000 Work with partners and communities to address improvements in licensing of septic system inspectors, subsidizing programs for repairs, and development of a statewide database for Maryland. Advocacy, Land Use, Pollution 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $5,400 Support for creation of organization's Technology Plan. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $20,000 Support for John Cox for 1/2 time for 6 months to build out business plan and leverage strategic leadership in Lancaster and statewide in support of both the LCWP and its partners efforts to meet Bay objectives. In particular, funding and strategic connections are key activities. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $45,000 Provide pro-bono legal services to individuals and organizations working to protect local waterways; provide guidance on law and policy issues that affect Chesapeake Bay health. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $35,000 Serve as the advocate for the Gunpowder River and its watershed. Work to abate pollution and champion regulatory reform through monitoring, outreach, advocacy and litigation. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution 2020 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $2,000 Support the Lancaster County Envirothon Program, academic competitions based on environmental knowledge. The events aim to promote a passion for conservation education among teams of students. Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $135,000 Support the 3 Riverkeeper programs - Potomac, Shenandoah and Upper Potomac. The Riverkeepers take actions to reduce pollution sources, while building a grassroots constituency in their respective watershed. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $150,000 Support to advance decision support systems on which conservation practices and which places have higher impact on water quality. The grant also supports expansion of these tools to service not just the conservation community but foster use by the agricultural sector. Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland $30,000 Operations support for outreach and hands on conservation in Maryland. In particular this grant supports policy engagement around fisheries conservation, outreach to sportsmen and youth engagement. The reef ball program will be expanded with support from this grant. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $105,000 Address stormwater through the lens of mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Work on climate issues alongside land and water conservation priorities, in the D.C. metro region. Build a network hub to connect and mobilize partners. Advocacy, Land Use, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Arundel Rivers Federation $85,000 Support the newly consolidated South, West, & Rhode Riverkeeper program, providing a voice to those tributaries in Anne Arundel County. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $65,000 Support the Riverkeeper program, working to identify sources of pollution and advocating for the enforcement of environmental laws within the Lower Susquehanna Region. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Voice $30,000 Support the PA Voice partnership of 32 organizations, working towards a shared mission of expanding the state civic engagement infrastructure. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies 2020 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Support the mission to preserve and protect Virginia's natural landscape for future generations, raising awareness of conservation with local and state decision makers. Empower constituents to advocate of behalf of natural resource protections. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $275,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalition and the collective power of bringing the Chesapeake region's advocacy community together. Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $10,000 General operations support to provide increased oyster production capacity in Maryland. With the failure of the Horn Point production of spat in 2019 there was no opportunity to foster possible trading. This effort will be rekindled in 2020 but not a requirement of the grant. Agriculture, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Virginia Hunters Who Care, Inc. $15,000 To provide funding to process cull deer to be made immediately available to food assistance programs throughout Virginia - with particular focus in underserved areas. This is a COVID 19 human services initiative. N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Self Help for the Elderly $12,500 Community response grant during COVID-19 pandemic for senior meal deliveries in Bay Area. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $3,375 Support for technology plan. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $1,110 Support for staff to attend VA Association for Environmental Education conference. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $2,151 Support for staff to attend the NACD Annual Meeting. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $150 Support for staff to attend NTEN conference but canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Grant to support registration refund fees. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
YMCA of Central Maryland Inc $12,500 Community response grant for COVID-19 Emergency Care Campaign. N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of Bassett, Inc $12,500 Support the Farmer’s Tribute Fund within the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health to assist those in the farming community who lack health insurance, and are seeking treatment through the Bassett Healthcare Network. Agriculture 2020 Chesapeake
United Way of Lancaster County $12,500 Partner on the bulk purchase of Netbook devices and jump drives for student households in Southern Lancaster County. In this area, 25% of students do not have access to a laptop or the internet. Capacity, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies 2020 Chesapeake
Martha's Table $12,500 To support DC communities in their response to the pandemic, specifically in the distribution of resources such as money, food, diapers, wipes, and grocery gift cards. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $15,500 To develop the technical design for litter exchange. Prep for issuing an RFP for actual design of apps as well as developing plans for administration of app. Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake, Inc. $66,400 To support key partners delivering conservation particularly in Lancaster and Delmmarva. Most specifically to provide fundraising and organizational leadership. Agriculture, Baywide, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Television $10,000 Support for Maryland Farm and Harvest. To help tell the story of agriculture providing environmental benefits/addressing environmental challenges and to help people know more about agriculture. N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Provide information, training and resources to build the capacity of nonprofits to engage in advocacy, holding government accountable, and ensuring multiple voices are heard in public debates. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $5,000 Develop a short film in celebration of CBC's 40th anniversary, documenting the multi-state effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, sharing lessons learned and success stories. Communications, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Educate and inform Marylanders so they become in engaged in the democratic process, and support efforts to further a clean environment through diverse partnerhips. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc $50,000 Continue leading the Stormwater Workgroup of the Choose Clean Water Coalition, pushing for strong MS4 permits, and ways to address unregulated areas in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Utilize recent rulings in support of Residual Designation Authority to further this work. Accountability, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $95,000 Ensure a powerful, diverse and coordinated conservation movement in Virginia, partnering with 125 conservation organizations. Prepare a Common Agenda of proposals annually. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $10,000 Support the Healthy Harbor Initiative, connecting Baltimore residents with the Harbor, fostering local environmental stewardship. Civic Engagement, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater 2020 Chesapeake
N Street Village $12,500 Community response grant to support vulnerable women and families in DC communities during the pandemic. This grant supports work being done to provide resources to those vulnerable from homelessness, mental illness, addiction, lack of accessible healthcare, and job insecurity. N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Bay Journal Media, Inc. $75,000 Support the journalism programs, bringing in-depth reporting and commentary about the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, resources, and people. Baywide, Communications, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley $20,000 Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley serves as the hub for conservation partnerships throughout the Valley, serving as a champion for clean water, thriving communities and protected rural landscapes. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $100,000 Provide technical resources to local governments, in the form of a 'Circuit Rider', advancing watershed protection and restoration in Lancaster County, PA. Grow the capacity by establishing a PA office. Capacity, Nutrients, Stormwater, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Inc. $55,000 Protect and promote the Middle Susquehanna watershed and its resources through a Riverkeeper program. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
James River Association $100,000 Through the Riverkeeper and Advocacy staff, address pollution threats and engage with communities to monitor and advocate on behalf of the James River. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $369 Support for staff member to attend The MD Assoc for Environmental & Outdoor Education conference. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $245,000 To support operation of the Lancaster Clean Water Partnership to advance conservation practice implementation and water quality in Lancaster PA. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $100,000 To support demonstration manure injection program through the Lancaster Conservation District. Program will create demonstration farms, create pilot incentive program to promote adoption and support development of animal drawn injection equipment. Agriculture, Capacity, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $20,000 Maintain a network of stormwater professionals, offering direct training on stormwater design, providing an analysis of changing regulations, and translating the best stormwater science. Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $20,000 Expand voter engagement and issue education infrastructure in Northern Virginia, utilizing digital canvassing and related outreach and recruitment strategies. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $95,000 Support the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program, utilizing science, policy and the law to reduce pollution and restore water quality, protecting the public's right to clean water in Baltimore. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future $50,000 Advance advocacy campaigns focused on reducing nutrient pollution throughout the Commonwealth of PA. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $50,000 Advocate for pollution reductions through clean water policy, zoning, funding and public awareness. Through partnership, empower communities and individuals to advocate for clean water in the Potomac region. Accountability, Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Ducks Unlimited $40,000 Matching funds to keep a biologist on staff to do farmer outreach to enroll them in USDA conservation programs. Particularly target water quality and wetlands program. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $10,000 Operations support for LEAD Maryland Program. Provide training to emerging agricultural leaders and engage conservation community in collaborating with agriculture. Agriculture, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $51,811 Support operation of the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative (DLLC) for one year. Included in projected work are advancing litter connector, outreach to additional groups and political leaders, development of better understanding of ammonia and potential management and better grain production management in addition to normal function of DLLC to get diverse groups together. Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, Inc. $35,000 Support for implementation of WSA's new strategic plan and continued engagement/behavior change of Anne Arundel County residents and communities. Advocacy, Capacity, Stormwater 2020 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council $3,090 Support for staff to attend the River Network River Rally virtual experience. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $110,000 Increase accountability from point sources, mainly urban and industrial sources in Pennsylvania. In particular, monitor the work of Harrisburg in reducing its sewage/ stormwater overflows. Accountability, Advocacy, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $40,000 Empower residents and local government officials to use the authority within local governments to protect natural resources, particularly those threatened by climate change. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Serve as the voice for the Rappahannock River and the 18 counties that make-up its watershed. Expand their River Steward model to have four individual staff serving water segments and its respective communities. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
American Rivers $50,000 Develop a "Stormwater Academy, consisting of 3-5 intensive sessions for municipal staff on green infrastructure. Lead partners on commenting on revisions to the PA Stormwater BMP Manual. Advocacy, Nutrients, Outreach, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $13,060 Support for implementation of technology plan Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $481 Support for staff to attend Waterkeeper Alliance Conference - cancelled due to COVID-19. Funds to support coverage of non-refundable expenses. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $1,198 Funding for equipment to help CBLP Certification online training. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $328 Support for staff to attend River Rally virtual experience. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $6,240 Funding for server hosting services for Commons products. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $5,000 Sponsorship for the 2020 Taste of the Chesapeake N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $4,500 Challenge grant to build long term operations support and broaden funding base. Capacity, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Use the Watershed Stewards Academy model to raise awareness, increase the number of advocates and implement restoration projects. Advocate for the remediation of toxics in the Anacostia and the implementation of stormwater pollutant and volume controls. Advocacy, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future $75,000 Support Penn Future's Civic Engagement program, working towards a responsive democracy. In 2020, the message is around voter registration and GOTV. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
Preservation Maryland $115,000 Work at the County level, within coalitions, to develop and implement comprehensive plans that protect natural resources and curb sprawl development. Focus on redevelopment programs as a way to revitalize under-represented communities. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Pollution, Stormwater 2020 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $65,000 Provide organizational support and skills training for the individual 17 Waterkeeper member programs within the Chesapeake. Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $10,000 Support their advocacy and policy work, and grassroots community organizing, focusing on the Eastern Panhandle. Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $90,000 This project contains two components: 1) to do an assessment of barriers to broad based producer participation in implementing advanced conservation and 2) to initiate outreach mechanisms through private (i.e. input supplier) and government programs. Particular attention will be payed to non-operating landowners and producers with high potential to advance conservation implementation. Documentation of penetration of conservation will be provided. N/A 2020 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $60,000 Social engagement focusing on Pennsylvania and national funding to support Bay restoration. TU will also provide technical assistance on restoration programs in the Susquehanna basin. Building local support for coldwater fisheries is an important component of local support for broader water quality objectives. Capacity, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $20,000 To support increased management and capacity at the Conservation Districts throughout Maryland. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
The Mill $125,000 To provide technical support and decision support tools to improve the efficiency of nutrient use. Adopt Decision Ag Support and other tools that assess profit and ROI from nutrient, strain selection and other management issues to foster farm economic viability while reducing nutrient and sediment loss. Move ahead of Land Grant University recommended rates to profit focused decisions. Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Preservation Maryland $5,400 Provided three laptops that had increased field usability, battery life, and processing program compatibility. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $90,000 Focus on the connections between land protection and water quality, while engaging the Lancaster County community. Land Use, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $20,000 Support the Maryland chapter and its focus on maximizing transparency and ensuring remote participation in government processes. Work with partners on raising constituent voices and removing barriers to voting. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Equity, Outreach, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
Earth Force $10,000 Provide the tools necessary for middle school students on the Delmarva peninsula to experience civic action by participating in an inquiry based program, "Caring For Our Watersheds". Civic Engagement, Outreach, Pollution 2020 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $235,000 Support for riverkeeper and agricultural programs. Also to advance innovative market based systems in Maryland. Agriculture, Keepers, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $35,000 Engage conservation in strategic plans of counties and municipalities in region. Also advance precision conservation and communication between rural and urban communities. Continue Airs lands discussions. Capacity, Communications, Equity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $55,000 Advance corporate partnerships to support ag conservation implementation in Lancaster County. Particular focus on dairy sector and developing new corporate partners. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $1,128 Women in Conservation Leadership Summit Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $5,000 Land Trust Alliance Rally Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $3,000 Land Trust Alliance Rally Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $20,000 Provide coordination and support for the national Urban Water Funders affinity group, and the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network's Urban Waters Workgroup. Capacity, Stormwater 2020 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 Support the Coalition for Smarter Growth, and their work to address stormwater management and stream restoration around commercial corridor redevelopment in Northern Virginia. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Pollution, Stormwater 2020 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $40,000 Accomplish large scale restoration and community collaboration by working in partnership with volunteers, agriculture and local municipalities. Capacity, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake $75,000 Inspire watershed stewardship and activism in people of faith throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Equip and support congregations to address local water quality impacts, and empower them to be mobilized the call to action in sacred texts. Diverse Partnerships, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $30,000 Continue development and management of the Chesapeake Bay Landscaping Professionals program.The program is targeted towards those in the field that design, install, and maintain green infrastructure practices. Outreach, Stormwater, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Outdoor Afro $10,000 General operating support grant to advance equitable accessibility to the outdoors. Outdoor Afro fosters connections and leadership in Black communities to address the historical exclusion of these communities from outdoor recreation. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Equity 2020 Chesapeake
Tri Community Mediation $10,000 The Vulnerable Populations Task Force on the Lower Eastern Shore, facilitated by Tri Community Mediation, emerged as a community response to address the systemic issues made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has since evolved to address systemic barriers to education, vaccination, voter registration, and the census among others. Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $125,000 To provide farmer outreach, technical assistance and project management to implement conservation in Lancaster County. Agriculture, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $1,100 Chesapeake Watershed Forum Capacity 2020 Chesapeake