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ShoreRivers $5,000 Support for staff time and consultant to host the first ShoreRivers Social & Environmental Justice Community Convening. N/A 2022 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Leadership Foundation $500 Sponsorship of Shore Leadership Program. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $2,500 Sponsorship of Upper Shore Youth Environmental Action Summit. N/A 2022 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $20,000 Sponsorship of Lancaster Water Week. Advocacy, Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $10,000 Sponsorship of Treasure the Chesapeake Gala. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $2,500 Sponsorship of Naturally Latinos Conference. Capacity, Outreach 2022 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $10,000 Sponsorship of Changemakers 2022. Advocacy, Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $3,300 Support for six staff members to participate in the Certified Planning Commissioners’ Program, designed for both citizen-planners and decision-makers as a guide to the land use planning process in Virginia. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $5,000 Sponsorship of Taste of the Chesapeake Gala. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
YoothRoots $6,225 Take Notice Board Program coordination. Outreach 2022 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy, Inc. $35,000 Using a hands-on certification course, train Master Watershed Stewards with the tools to help neighbors reduce pollution in their communities, turning knowledge into action. Capacity, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Assets Lancaster $20,000 Contribute to the Community Lending program, providing loans to underserved populations within Lancaster County with either a small business or impact loan. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies 2022 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $85,000 Support the Harbor Waterkeeper and Advocacy project, utilizing science, policy and the law to hold polluters accountable and restore water quality. Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $24,000 Provide the professional stormwater community with technical resources, training events, recognition programs, new design protocols, and other means to increase their capability to design and build resilient stormwater practices. Nutrients, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Conestoga River Club $20,000 Use water based recreational activities and public access, to connect the community to the conservation needs of Lancaster waterways Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
9b Consulting $21,000 To assess the potential to improve the efficiency of delivery of conservation funding through NRCS sources to implement practices on farms. The assessment will consider potential policy changes, mechanisms to improve efficiency as well as expanding conservation technical assistance. Agriculture, Capacity, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $85,000 To manage the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative. This work brings together diverse parties who engage in actions that impact water quality and other environmental values and economic activity on the Delmarva peninsula. Much of this work is associated with production and management associated with the chicken industry including feedstocks and supply chain management. The work assembles a wide diversity of partners who collaborate to deliver common solutions. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center $121,595 The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will operate three air sampling facilities on the Lower Shore to assess ammonia and particulate concentrations. This information will be made publicly available. UMES will also use this as a training opportunity to teach additional people how to conduct environmental sampling. Accountability, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $10,000 LEAD Maryland brings together people who have been identified as emerging leaders in the agricultural field and those from outside of agriculture who are interested in working with agriculture. LEAD Maryland sponsors multi year training programs as well as continuing education programs. Of particular note is the dedication to reaching outside of traditional limited perspectives to broaden participants experience. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution 2022 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $20,000 Support Civic Engagement efforts in Virginia focused on the integrated voter engagement infrastructure. Provide educational materials to newly elected officials and provide opportunities for constituents to communicate with them once in office. Civic Engagement 2022 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $40,000 Expand the work on resiliency, adaptation, and retreat in the face of climate change impacts on communities in coastal Virginia. Advocacy, Stormwater, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Address violations within the point source sector with a focus on 3 cases in the Susquehanna and James Rivers. Accountability, Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $65,000 To engage hunters and anglers in advancing conservation in Pennsylvania. This is an important constituency that significantly broadens the voice for conservation as well as actively participates in restoration work. TRCP has a strong capacity to work with farmers and elected officials to advance water quality and broad habitat work. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $40,000 This grant contains two distinct components - one to advance work with landowners to implement conservation practices particularly associated with water quality and a second to continue the operation of a meat cutter training program to encourage more locally produced meats in the Bay region. The Piedmont has tremendous capacity to produce grass fed beef as opposed to feedlot beef but is constrained by slaughterhouse capacity to bring this to market. PEC will also continue its leadership in working with producers and communities on water quality management implementation. Advocacy, Agriculture, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Provide capacity to the FOR River Stewards and the Rappahannock River Roundtable. The Stewards lead outreach, education, and local advocacy efforts in sub-regions of the Rappahannock watershed. The Roundtable consists of partners working towards local land and water conservation. Accountability, Advocacy, Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Moonshot Missions $95,000 Provide hands-on technical assistance to wastewater treatment plant operators, particularly those in under-resourced communities that are reporting discharge violations. Capacity, Equity, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Inc. $2,500 Sponsorship of 2023 Taking Nature Black Conference scheduled for February 2023. N/A 2022 Chesapeake
American Rivers $50,000 Connect Pennsylvania municipalities with resources to access funding for green infrastructure projects. This will be done through hosting of workshops in Lancaster, York and Cumberland counties, and through individualized technical assistance. Capacity, Political Will, Stormwater 2022 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $20,000 Support the operational growth of the organization, expanding its programmatic capacity. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Minary's Dream Alliance Inc $15,000 Provide opportunities for youth on the Upper Shore of Maryland through mentoring, tutoring, vocational training and college readiness. Partner with local farmers on their Feed the Elderly Program. Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Make the Road States Inc $25,000 Build power in Latinx, immigrant, and working class communities of color in central/ south Pennsylvania. Provide resources for community members to engage in voting and civic engagement. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity 2022 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Inc. $11,000 Coordinate local government roundtables in Lancaster County to provide a space to foster relationships, learn from each other, and understand the municipal commitments in protecting and restoring local waters. Accountability, Diverse Partnerships, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $5,000 Professional development support for staff to attend/obtain HR and Grants Management/Writing Certifications. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
James River Association $4,081 Support for Trauma and Resilience Training for Educators. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $2,500 Professional development opportunity for staff member to attend the 2022 Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future $70,000 Support PennFuture's Civic Engagement work - Democracy for All and field organizing, building environmental awareness through coalition building and volunteer engagement. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
James River Association $100,000 Support the establishment of a new environmental education center for the Richmond region, connecting visitors to the river and engaging students in immersive environmental experiences. Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Earth Force $15,000 Support educators on the Delmarva, as they guide students through a process of identifying and solving local environmental challenges. Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 Support efforts in Maryland to maximize public access and transparency at all levels of government. Work continues across data and election access, helping to hold government accountable and functioning in an open manner. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2022 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley $3,703 Support for staff to attend NTEN's virtual Nonprofit Technology Conference and Land Trust Alliance’s RALLY: The National Land Conservation Conference (RALLY) in New Orlean, LA. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $2,000 Support for staff to attend Maryland Association of Counties summer conference in Ocean City, MD. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $2,500 Support for key staff members to attend Land Trust Alliance’s RALLY: The National Land Conservation Conference (RALLY) in New Orlean, LA. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council $2,200 Support for one staff member to attend in-person Choose Clean Water Conference in Richmond, VA and participate in 6-month long, virtual, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) 2022 Sustainability Change Leadership Development Program. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $50,000 To support coldwater stream recovery and delisting in PA, MD, VA and W VA. This work is largely in headwaters areas. It will engage sportsmen/women in conservation as well as showcase coldwater streams. Advocacy, Agriculture, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc. $110,000 Chesapeake Conservancy provides technical, coordination, and facilitation support to Lancaster Clean Water Partners and other implementing institutions in Lancaster in an effort to restore local creeks and streams. Agriculture, Capacity, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Preservation Maryland $90,000 Produce models of infill and redevelopment strategies that can be replicated across the state, empowering local advocates and leaders to take a different approaching to curbing sprawl. Advocacy, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Political Will 2022 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Advocate for the remediation of the Anacostia River, including implementation of stormwater pollutant controls. Promote community-based efforts to manage stormwater and create habitat through the Watershed Stewards Academy. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $120,000 Protect and stewards the land to improve and maintain water quality while engaging the community on this work. Land Use, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Let's Go 1-2-3 $20,000 Use creative ideas, collaborations and community partnerships to alleviate barriers for underrepresented groups to participate in programs related to nature, the outdoors and the environment. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach 2022 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council $25,000 Provide webinars, workshops, peer-to-peer sharing and one-on-one technical assistance to community watershed organizations leaders and volunteers, so they are equipped to participate in local government decision making processes. Capacity, Land Use, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $10,000 Support TFN's Urban Water Funders affinity group to help connect, align and collaborate with funders on this topic. Capacity, Stormwater 2022 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $55,000 Provide capacity building services to the Waterkeepers throughout the Chesapeake region. Capacity, Keepers, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc $25,000 Build out MSPB's paid internship program for undergraduate and law students, creating opportunities for students and yielding meaningful deliverables that can enhance the mid-shore community. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Nature Forward $3,373 Support for management training for 4 staff members with a DEIJ social justice lens. Support for one staff member to participate in Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional program. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore $12,500 Support of Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center capital project. N/A 2022 Chesapeake
Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore $5,000 Sponsorship of Junior Achievement’s Agriculture Day scheduled for May 3, 2023. Agriculture, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach 2022 Chesapeake
James River Association $2,000 Partial support for staff member to attend and present at The North American Association of Environmental Education annual meeting in Tucson, AZ. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $5,000 Support professional services for customized and personalized DEIJ training sessions. Capacity, Equity 2022 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $4,985 Support for staff members to obtain Climate Change Professional Certification and to participate in Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $5,000 Investing in the professional development of three members of the Agricultural and Restoration Department. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $5,000 Support of professional development opportunities for two new management positions and one field staff member. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $70,000 This is a general operating grant to the Lower Shore Land Trust to support land use policies that benefit water quality, provide resource protection, prioritize restoration, and limit fragmentation of working landscapes and natural resources. LSLT is also convening environmental, agricultural, and conservation partners and expanding participation in innovative collaboratives to leverage new funding streams to the region so that the organization is better positioned to aid in meeting crucial Chesapeake Bay Agreement goals. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts, Inc. $35,000 This is to provide leadership development and training for the full range of Conservation Districts - from board members to new field staff. The training will cover a wide variety of areas including management, NRCS and State conservation standards and operations procedures. It will result in a training handbook available throughout the service area and possibly replicable elsewhere. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $35,000 Administer a Chesapeake Bay Landscaping Professional (CBLP) certification program and related educational programming for landscape professions, and those that design, install, and maintain green infrastructure and conservation practices. Baywide, Capacity, Land Use, Outreach, Stormwater, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake $85,000 Inspire watershed stewardship, restoration and activism among people of faith. Cultivate leaders and green teams within congregations, and help them lead activities, advocacy efforts, or projects at their respective place of worship. Advocacy, Baywide, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Stormwater, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Hourglass Foundation $1,000 Membership and general support for Hourglass Foundation. Communications 2022 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $25,000 Support a York River Steward to serve as the local advocate for clean water. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Wildlife Leadership Academy $22,400 Students participate in summer field schools that focus on wildlife/ fisheries conservation along with leadership skills development. Teens serve as Conservation Ambassadors in their communities for the remainder of the year. Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $2,458 Support for incoming Executive Director to participate in leadership training. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Make the Road States Inc $2,400 Support for staff to attend Midwest Academy's Supervising Organizers Workshop. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $4,711 Support of staff members to attend Land Trust Alliance’s RALLY: The National Land Conservation Conference (RALLY) in New Orlean, LA. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $5,000 Support for all staff/board to participate in DEIJ training with the Center for Racial and Gender Equity at the Lancaster YWCA. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy $1,625 Support for 3 staff members to participate in management training specifically designed for people of color. Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
The Mill $50,000 To provide conservation technical assistance to row crop producers to sustain yields while reducing nutrient loss. The Mill is helping producers shift from a maximum yield to a profit focus which results in reduced nutrient loss. The Mill is also advancing innovation in product utilization that improves nutrient efficiency. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Community Foundation $50,000 The Lancaster County Community Foundation will run a regranting program to support broader engagement in water conservation programs. This will increase the diversity of peoples engaged in conservation as well as type of management actions taken. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
River Network $50,000 Assist watershed groups in the Chesapeake region with organizational development and capacity building needs. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $35,000 Raise awareness around the need for continual investments in state parks and forests, and the benefits they provide in human health, water quality and outdoor tourism. Advocacy, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers $5,000 Sponsorship of the Upper Shore Youth Environmental Action Summit. N/A 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservancy $20,000 Sponsorship of 2023 Lancaster Water Week. Capacity, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Maryland Onsite Wastewater Professionals Association $7,000 Develop new online courses and conduct in person classes at Wor-Wic Community College for entry level professionals in the septic system industry. Students passing will receive a certificate and continuing education credit. Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Dickinson College's Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring $35,000 Engage volunteers in stream monitoring and assessments through Susquehanna Stream Teams. Capacity, Outreach, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake