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Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $500 The National Coastal & Estuarine Virtual Summit Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Donegal Trout Unlimited $46,240 Stream restoration in Lancaster in support of the PA WIP plus outreach to youth and underserved communities. Funds will also be used to support a contractor to assist with social media. Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $50,000 To strengthen the long term fiscal stability of the Alliance through strategic actions to strengthen and diversify fundraising. Advocacy, Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore $10,000 Support the development and launch of a community needs assessment, and explore the development of a nonprofit incubator on the Shore. Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach 2020 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $10,000 Support general operations within the Conservation Program. Advocacy, Capacity, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $10,000 Support the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program. Advocacy, Capacity, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Dickinson College's Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring $35,000 Support the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) and their Susquehanna Stream Teams and the enhancement of Creek Watch, empowering citizens to monitor and report pollution problems. Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
James River Association $10,000 Support JRA's River Advocacy program. Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $7,587 General support to build and diversity the voices pushing for clean water, healthy air and climate justice for all Maryland. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council $20,000 Educate and empower leaders and volunteers of Clean Water Organizations so they can engage in local government processes and improve watershed management. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $30,000 Build awareness around the need to invest in and conserve Pennsylvania public lands; turn that awareness into action to address the $ 1 billion need for maintenance on these public lands. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will 2020 Chesapeake
Wildlife Leadership Academy $20,000 WLA works to engage and empower high school age youth to become Conservation Ambassadors. $10,000 of this support was in response to a student-driven 1-1 match to support future students. Diverse Partnerships, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center $10,000 EFC with the Water Center, will analyze water sector infrastructure (drinking, wastewater, stormwater) in 3 locations, along with their investment needs and capacity to take advantage of state/ federal resources. Capacity, WIP 2020 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Eastern Shore $5,760 Conduct a first order assessment of the prevalence of "Heirs Lands" in Maryland. Black and minority communities commonly inherit lands that are not recorded and may be owned in common thereby constraining their economic value, viability for use and making conservation implementation difficult. Agriculture, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Land Use 2020 Chesapeake
River Network $50,000 Assist groups in the Chesapeake watershed with organizational development and capacity building needs. Offer Roundtable conversations on issues of concern to the network, along with trainings, mentoring and personalized coaching. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $20,000 Lancaster Water Week Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $60,000 Address septic system pollution and its impact on the Bay, ground water and well water. Maryland work will also include zero-waste efforts with the reliance on incinerators. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $90,000 Support green infrastructure solutions to stormwater runoff in Lancaster City and County, PA. Engage and activate diverse communities to participate in installing stormwater reducing practices. Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Stormwater 2021 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $9,450 Technology Capacity Assessment and Creation of Technology Plan Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Living Classroom Foundation $10,000 Support the partnership between the Masonville Cove Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership and the Harbor City Chapter of The Links, Inc. to promote conservation careers, community greening, and habitat restoration efforts for young people of color. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
California Coastkeeper $75,000 Support for coordinating, supporting, and enhancing the work of local California Waterkeepers to protect and enhance coastal and marine ecosystems, as well as water supply and quality. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $2,115 Professional development/training for staff. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $2,880 Support for consultant to develop an organizational Technology Plan. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $5,000 Sponsorship for Treasure the Chesapeake gala. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders $500 Speaker stipend for Chesapeake Bay Funders Network. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $45,000 CLA provides pro bono legal services to environmental advocates working to protect the Chesapeake Bay and its communities, supporting clients who would otherwise not have access to the legal system. Advocacy, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $35,000 Defend the Gunpowder River and its reservoirs from environmental threats, holding polluters and government officials accountable. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $135,000 Support the Shenandoah, Potomac, and Upper Potomac Riverkeeper programs as they stop pollution and enhance community engagement. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Arundel Rivers Federation $85,000 Support the Riverkeeper program, covering the South, West and Rhode Rivers in Arundel County. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $95,000 Support the Conservation Program, working to improve stormwater policies and regulations throughout the DC metro area. Accountability, Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $90,000 Support the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper and the advocacy to improve protection of the waterway, and compliance of laws. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $275,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalition, harnessing the collective power of the Chesapeake region's advocacy community to advance common goals around clean water. Accountability, Advocacy, Baywide, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Political Will, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Voice $30,000 Harness the power of more than 42 local civic engagement organizations to strengthen the democratic process in Pennsylvania. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Preserve and protect Virginia's natural landscape by making conservation a top priority with decision makers and engaging constituents in conservation policy and the democratic process. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $30,152 Tech capacity building grant to support purchase of Survey, video, and Water Quality Testing Equipment and storage upgrades. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association $10,000 Improve management of finfish, build habitat for multiple fisheries including finfish and crustaceans, and broaden outreach to youth and minority communities to advance participation in fisheries and conservation. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $155,000 Build decision support systems to more effectively target investment of conservation dollars and quantify the effects of conservation practices. A particular emphasis is placed on increasing engagement with the agricultural community. Agriculture, Baywide, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Through AFJ's Bolder Advocacy program, provide trainings and resources on how environmental nonprofits can exercise their right to utilize advocacy strategies. Advocacy, Civic Engagement 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $24,000 Provide technical resources, trainings, recognition programs, and new design protocols to increase the stormwater community's capacity to design and build restoration practices. Nutrients, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Inc $10,000 Support the Healthy Harbor Initiative, using education, recreation and restoration opportunities to engage Baltimore residents in the cleanup of the Harbor. Diverse Partnerships, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Educate, train, and support Maryland voters to take action in support of equitable laws and policies for clean water, healthy air, and a resilient climate. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Clergy United for the Transformation of Sandtown $20,000 Support the launch of the Environmental Justice Journalism Initiative (EJJI) to teach journalistic principles to students in Baltimore, empowering them to pursue careers that fight for EJ. Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies 2021 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $95,000 Coordinate the 150 Network partners to be effective in advancing statewide policy and outreach efforts to protect the Commonwealth's environment. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley $20,000 Inform and empower community members and decision makers to protect the Shenandoah Valley's rural character, scenic beauty, clean water, and vibrant communities. Advocacy, Agriculture, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $45,000 Support for building partnerships with the business community (particularly in the food supply chain) to improve water quality outcomes in the Chesapeake Bay. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $42,500 To build out capacity for the Lancaster Clean Water Partners to implement the Regional Resource Conservation Partnership (RCPP) to advance stream delisting in Lancaster County. Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $50,000 To support agricultural conservation partners and assist farmers in implementing conservation practices associated with the Delmarva Oasis. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $10,000 To support the creation of a farmer recognition program for implementing outstanding conservation and telling the story of agriculture's role in delivering conservation both within the farm community and to non farm citizens. Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake, Inc. $85,000 To support partner organizations in fundraising, capacity development, leadership development and outreach. Particular focus on partnership groups like the DLLC, LCWP and innovative programs like better manure management. Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
MPT Foundation $10,000 To support production of Maryland Farm and Harvest and help bridge between agricultural and urban/suburban communities. Agriculture, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Inc. $75,000 Support the voice and actions of the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper to protect and improve the 11,000 square mile watershed. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Bay Journal Media, Inc. $75,000 Support independent environmental reporting for the Chesapeake Bay region to educate and inspire readers to protect and restore the area's culture and natural resources. Communications, Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $2,170 Support of staff professional development to achieve Non-Profit Organization Manager, Certificate. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $1,220 Support of staff attendance to NTEN. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $1,330 Support of staff attendance to Environment Virginia Symposium. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
James River Association $1,975 Support of staff to attend Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
James River Association $5,000 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) Capacity Building opportunity for staff. Capacity, Equity 2021 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $10,000 Event sponsorship of Environmental Leadership Award Ceremony. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Commons $5,000 Support of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) Capacity Building staff opportunities. Capacity, Equity 2021 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $2,500 Event sponsorship of Summer Solstice Celebration. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $1,674 Support of staff time for professional development. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance $4,519 Support of staff time for professional development. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $1,225 Support of staff time for professional development. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
James River Association $85,000 Use advocacy to get funding and programs in place that align with JRA's mission to improve water quality. Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $120,000 Provide technical resources to local governments in the form of a 'Circuit Rider' to advance watershed protection and restoration in south central PA. Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $247,600 Support for the Lancaster Clean Water Partnership to bring together diverse partners to improve water quality. In particular LCWP will help increase funding, coordination between partners and prioritize areas for investment and help prioritize types of conservation practices used. Agriculture, Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $100,000 Support for the Lancaster County Conservation District to deploy and assess manure injection as a tool to advance farm viability and improve conservation outcomes. This work will include working with "English" and Plain Sect communities. It provides an incentive for adoption, field days and other mechanisms to share information with producers and conservation professionals. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $10,000 Provide training for next generation of leaders - particularly from the agricultural field but also from conservation. A key function is to broaden the experience of participants so that they are exposed to perspectives that come from outside their community. Agriculture, Diverse Partnerships, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $65,000 To continue to develop and advance hunter and anglers as advocates for conservation funding, support and implementation particularly in Pennsylvania. TRCP will build new partnerships and have staff dedicated to representing the sportsmen's community with public officials and with grass roots capacity. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $50,000 Protect stream-side lands, build resiliency to climate change, and reduce stormwater runoff in the Potomac River watershed, working within a movement of volunteers fighting for clean water. Accountability, Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Foundation $10,000 Event sponsorship for Bands in the Sand 2021 - postponed to 2022 N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Forvm for Rural Maryland Foundation $5,000 Event sponsorship for 2021 Rural Summit N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $13,723 Technology plan implementation support Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $2,500 Support of staff completion of Managing to Change the World professional development opportunity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $5,000 Support for DEIJ Plan Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $1,000 Event sponsorship for Turning a New Leaf Conference N/A 2021 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $1,247 Support of staff time to participate in professional development opportunities Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $5,000 Event sponsorship of 2021 Taste of the Chesapeake N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $5,000 Support for organization DEIJ Capacity Building. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $20,000 The "Civic Engagement Virginia" project will expand their integrated voter engagement infrastructure in Northern Virginia, focusing on digital outreach and community engagement. Civic Engagement, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 To build capacity in the slaughterhouse sector in the Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley to help bring locally produced meat protein to market. This will advance opportunities for producers who practice superior conservation measures to bring their product to market, create job opportunities for people without advanced education and help address bottlenecks in the food supply chain. Agriculture, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
American Rivers $50,000 Deliver a training program for municipalities in the Pennsylvania Lower Susquehanna watershed on financing stormwater management. Increase capacity for implementing green infrastructure projects. Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater 2021 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $85,000 The Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program utilizes science, policy, and the law to reduce pollution in the Patapsco and Back River watersheds. Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Make the Road States Inc $25,000 Make the Road Pennsylvania builds power in Latinx, immigrant and working class communities, engaging through GOTV and civic engagement trainings. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
Minary's Dream Alliance Inc $10,000 Within Kent County, provide opportunities for youth through mentoring, tutoring vocational training and college readiness. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies 2021 Chesapeake
Multiplier $75,000 Provide technical expertise and wastewater utility peer experience to those utilities that lack capacity and resources, to help them achieve permit compliance. Capacity, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $10,000 Expand the organization's capacity to support membership and civic engagement build out for clean water campaigns. Capacity, Civic Engagement, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $40,000 Utilize collaborations to continue climate change adaptation work, and expand to rural and under-resourced communities, responding to new state policy and funding. Land Use, Outreach, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 Maximize access and transparency for public involvement at all levels of Maryland's government. Work on data access, elections access, and government accountability. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Equity, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
The Mill $50,000 To provide planning and technical assistance to farmers for nutrient management and agronomic practices to reduce nutrient and sediment loss to waterways while protecting farm viability. Agriculture, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Earth Force $15,000 Support educators as they guide students through an assessment of their local watershed, identifying issues that reflect the needs of their community and the root causes of those problems. Students will then develop and implement a plan to take civic action. Advocacy, Capacity, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Use existing laws and permits to address water pollution from municipalities and wastewater treatment plants. Accountability, Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, Inc. $35,000 Train and mobilize community leaders to become Master Watershed Stewards, through a hands-on certification course. Stewards work alongside neighbors, installing projects that reduce pollution to local waterways. Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $40,000 Provide capacity to the Rappahannock River Roundtable (a collection of partners prioritizing and securing funding for restoration projects) and the River Stewards (leading outreach, education and local advocacy efforts throughout the watershed). Advocacy, Capacity, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Institute for Public Health Innovation $20,000 Support public health institutes in DC, MD and VA with a focus on: training & workforce development; and policy, systems & environmental change. Examples include food access, a produce RX program, and incubator farms on publicly owned lands. Non-traditional Allies 2021 Chesapeake
Let's Go 1-2-3 $20,000 Work in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to alleviate barriers for BIPOC and city communities to participate in programs related to nature, the outdoors and the environment. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $5,000 Support the Coalition for Smarter Growth and their work to improve stormwater management and stream restoration along the Route 1 corridor in Fairfax County. Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
The Ward Foundation $5,000 Support the launch of a new Youth Community Scholars program to recruit and train students to conduct oral histories with community elders. They will learn skills to edit audio/ visual media to create mini-documentaries and story books. Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $55,000 Provide capacity-building services to the individual Riverkeepers in the Chesapeake, including trainings on best practices, programmatic support, and lessons learned across watersheds. Capacity, Keepers, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future $30,000 Continue pushing PA to meet its water quality goals for the Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins by educating on the need for increased state/ federal investments in clean water funding, establishing nutrient limits on lawn fertilizer, and advancing an Agricultural Cost-Share Program. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake