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Potomac Conservancy, Inc $50,000 Safeguard the Potomac River region's lands and waters by pushing for clean water policies, zoning, permits, and funding for pollution reductions. Empower communities to advocate for clean water. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Wildlife Leadership Academy $10,000 Engage and empower high school age youth to become Conservation Ambassadors. The Academy is a summer field school, with year-round programs on leadership skills, community outreach, media engagement, creative arts, and outdoor mentorship. Capacity, Communications, Outreach 2019 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $5,000 Tech capacity support for large format printer replacement. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $2,000 Tech capacity support for purchase of a laser level. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $4,800 Tech capacity support for Salsa and WaterGrass Integration. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $4,576 Tech capacity support for iPads for field team. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $7,000 Tech capacity support for technology planning. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Windward Fund $100,000 Sponsorship of the Chesapeake Food Summit. Advocacy, Agriculture, Baywide, Civic Engagement, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $65,000 Provide general operating support and in particular development in Pennsylvania and Lancaster County for engagement of the sportsmen's community to support water quality. Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Windward Fund $100,000 Support for second annual Chesapeake Basin food summit. Meeting focuses on locally sustainably produced food and meeting local food needs. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $85,000 Work with central Pennsylvania farmers, and Lancaster County in particular, to implement conservation practices to improve water quality. The project focuses in particular on strategies identified in the Lancaster WIP noting riparian and manure management in particular. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $30,000 Work with farmers to implement conservation practices that improve water quality. Also, shift geographic focus to portions of the region where agriculture is the main economic driver of farm management, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc $100,000 Continue to improve prioritization of areas for conservation and selection of conservation management practices that are most effective at improving water quality. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $95,000 Enhance the implementation of nutrient management strategies and 4R in particular in the Chesapeake Basin. The work will include working with agricultural retailers and other farm institutions as a key delivery mechanism. Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Nutrients, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $60,000 Advance leadership for cold water conservation including building links to elected officials and other decision makers, grass roots leadership to foster conservation implementation and youth outreach. Agriculture, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $29,000 Serve as the voice for a healthy and scenic Rappahannock River, engaging in advocacy, organizing, and communications work. Advocacy, Capacity, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $40,000 Develop educational materials and advocacy trainings to organize communities to participate effectively in local government land use decisions, focusing on the tidal areas of Virginia. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Outreach, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Advocate for the implementation of stormwater pollutant and volume controls in the Anacostia watershed, while promoting community efforts through the Watershed Stewards Academy. Advocacy, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Preservation Maryland $115,000 Continue comprehensive plan campaigns in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, and Frederick Counties and expand efforts to Howard County. Accountability, Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $75,000 Amplify the voices of the 18 independent Waterkeeper programs in the Chesapeake region by providing trainings, collaboration opportunities and communications support. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Keepers, Nutrients, Political Will, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $110,000 Focus on 'point source' accountability, particularly the need to update sewer systems in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake. Accountability, Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $10,000 Continue developing the organizational and capacity support for the Eastern Panhandle civic engagement work. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement 2019 Chesapeake
Virginia Civic Engagement Table $10,000 Provide free trainings and foster strategic collaborations to increase power and proactive work in addressing Virginia's natural resources. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Trash Free Maryland $20,000 Through coalitions and community outreach, educate and engage on identifying key sources of trash pollution and implementing policy and behavior changes to reduce trash that ends up in our waterways. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $20,000 Lead coalitions on data and election access, enhancing transparency and responsiveness at all levels of Maryland's government. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association $10,000 Develop and install stormwater prototypes and watchdog regulators in their review of restoration permits in the Severn River watershed. Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $10,000 Protect and restore the Anacostia River for those who work, live and play in the watershed. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Pollution, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Earth Force Inc $10,000 Engage with educators of middle school students on the Delmarva peninsula, giving the students experience in taking civic action to promote projects to care for our watersheds. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $90,000 Promote the connection between protected natural land and clear water. Land Use, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $10,000 Sponsorship of annual Environmental Leadership Award Dinner. N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $2,500 Scholarship for GIS Certification for one Riverkeeper. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $5,656 Laptops, Software, and Mifis' for Agriculture and Restoration Program team. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $45,077 A quarterly payment in continued support of the Delmarva Land and Litter facilitation and communications. Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $40,000 Lead farmer and business outreach to engage decision makers in activities that improve water quality locally and within the Chesapeake Bay, Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Communications, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $255,000 Expand reach on the Delmarva to support actions to improve water quality in the Chesapeake and local waters. Particular emphasis on building innovative coalitions, broadening participation in conservation and outreach and leadership within the agricultural community. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Keepers, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $40,000 Support the addition of a Professional Engineer to review and stamp structural conservation plans. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $35,000 To build decisions support to better target conservation in the agricultural and municipal sectors and more broadly engage public and community planning in improving water quality. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $1,652 Support for staff to attend the Maryland Association of Counties Conference. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $1,000 Support for staff to attend a Natural Channel Design Principles course. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $2,500 Support for staff to attend River Rally. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $125,000 Assist farmers in doing conservation plans and implementing priority conservation practices. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $20,000 Support the coordination of the National Urban Water Funders and the Chesapeake Bay Funders' Network's Stormwater Workgroup. Civic Engagement, Stormwater 2019 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $20,000 Support Coalition for Smarter Growth and their work in Northern Virginia to promote stronger stormwater control, green infrastructure, and forest protection. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $35,000 Continue capacity building development support of NWA, while they also build their community collaborations. Agriculture, Capacity, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake, Inc $77,500 Enhance the power of faith communities in honoring all of Creation by working together to protect and restore shared watersheds. This is done by working through congregational hubs and cultivating individual faith-based champions. Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $40,000 Continue development of 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 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $150,000 Support the next generation of the Regional Capacity Building Initiative of the Chesapeake Bay Funders' Network, furthering collaborative models in priority regions throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc $10,000 Bands in the Sand N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Irvine Natural Science Center Inc. $1,250 Pumpkins On The Green N/A 2019 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $40 2019 TU Great Gear Giveaway N/A 2019 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $25,000 Build awareness and investment in Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests by supporting the campaign, "Preserving Our Parks and Forests; for our health, for our future, for our economy". Advocacy, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will 2019 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council Inc $10,000 Support Pennsylvania's Organization for Watershed Resources (POWR), and their work in empowering Community Watershed Organization's leaders and volunteers about being local advocates for water quality. Advocacy, Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Community Foundation $45,000 Support the new Clean Water Fund, elevating community on-the-ground projects that align with the county-based WIP strategy designed by the Lancaster Clean Water Partners. Water Quality, WIP 2019 Chesapeake
The Ward Foundation $10,000 Provide capacity building support, training and professional development, leading up to the Youth Environmental Action Summit in 2020. Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Dickinson College $30,000 Continue and expand the Susquehanna Stream Team and the enhancement of Creek Watch, focused in the Lower and Middle Susquehanna watersheds. Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
Donegal Trout Unlimited $46,676 Leadership outreach, youth engagement and waterway restoration in Lancaster County PA. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County $10,000 Youth introduction to fishing with particular focus on reaching minority and under served communities. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Fisheries, Political Will, Water Quality 2019 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $690 Support for staff to attend the Chesapeake Watershed Forum. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $5,400 Technology capacity building grant for creation of a technology plan. Capacity 2019 Chesapeake
River Network $50,000 Support the Chesapeake/ Mid-Atlantic office in its role of providing organizational development and capacity building resources to watershed groups. Expand the work in 2020 to include leadership trainings for mid-career professionals, and intensified capacity building work in Pennsylvania. Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts $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 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 $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 Inc $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 Incorporated $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
Commons Inc $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 - MD $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. 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 Professional Development Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $2,151 Professional Development Capacity 2020 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $150 Professional Development 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
Commons Inc $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 $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