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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 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $40,000 General ops support to engage Piedmont agricultural landowners in land conservation and stewardship through educating them about easements that include water quality provisions and expanding partnerships to facilitate conservation cost-share practices and riparian buffer restoration. Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy, Inc $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, Stormwater, Water Quality 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 2021 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $235,000 General operating support for ShoreRivers. Particular emphasis on outreach to underserved communities and advancing agricultural conservation. Agriculture, Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2022 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $65,000 To engage hunters and anglers in advancing conservation in Pennsylvania. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $10,000 Support for the campaign to lower the menhaden reduction fishery in the Chesapeake Bay. Baywide, Fisheries, Outreach, Water Quality 2020 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $4,800 Professional Development Capacity 2022 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $1,329 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Wicomico Environmental Trust Ltd $10,000 Sponsorship of Youth Environmental Action Summit Capacity, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Youth 2022 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $40,000 Build upon community collaborations, resource development, and regional coordination, to position the Nanticoke for larger restoration dollars for agricultural and residential properties. Capacity, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania 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 2023 Chesapeake
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council Inc $500 Install five signs in Easton Point Park on one of their trails. Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $275,000 Support the Choose Clean Water Coalition, harnessing the collective power of the Chesapeake regions advocacy community to advance common goals around clean water. Advocacy, Baywide, Capacity, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Nature Forward $95,000 Provide leadership, coalition-building and community engagement throughout the DC metro region, on their work promoting access to nature and sustainable land use. Advocacy, Diverse Partnerships, Stormwater 2023 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $135,000 Through the Riverkeeper programs, protect the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and tributaries. Ensure the waters are protected and safe for drinking water, river habitats, and public use and enjoyment. Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for Justice $10,000 Make Bolder Advocacy resources available to Chesapeake organizations, empowering them to effectively and legally engage in advocacy, using their voice as c3 partners. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley $25,000 Ensure the Shenandoah Valley rural character, scenic beauty, clean water, and vibrant communities are protected by informing and empowering community members and decision-makers. Advocacy, Agriculture, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
The Links Foundation Inc $25,000 Provide Summer Interns for students from Maryland HBCUs. Interns will learn about Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center in Baltimore, roles in conservation and education, gain field experience, and connect with professionals in the field. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $100,000 The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper advocates for compliance of existing environmental laws and improved policies based on science. They give a voice to the users to the waterways and to the Lower Susquehanna itself. Advocacy, Enforcement, Keepers, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Educate Virginia decision makers on conservation policy, and Virginian voters on the democratic process. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will 2023 Chesapeake
Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore $5,000 Provide the Jumpstart Program to selected nonprofits on the Lower Eastern Shore, to enhance fundraising capacity building support. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Bay Journal Media, Inc. $75,000 Bay Journal Media provides reporting on environmental issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay region. Communications 2023 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $95,000 VCN coordinates its 150 Network Partners to effectively advance statewide policy and outreach efforts for the Commonwealths environment. Advocacy, Capacity, Political Will, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Arundel Rivers Federation $90,000 Support the South, West and Rhode Riverkeeper program, and the work responding to citizen complaints of pollution, seeking enforcement of violations, and working with regulators on the implementation of environmental policy. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association, Inc. $100,000 The Riverkeeper educates and connects residents and recreational users to the Middle Susquehanna and its tributaries. They confront pollution violations and work to make realistic, positive change in the watershed. Advocacy, Keepers, Water Quality, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Coastal Conservation Association - MD $30,000 General support for CCA Marylands work to advise and educate the public on the conservation of our public coastal and marine resources. Included in this project is outreach and engagement of youth, diversity and communication with policy leaders on conservation needs. Agriculture, Baywide, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Pollution, Voter Engagement, Water Quality, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster Clean Water Partners - sub of CFLC $23,100 To support the Lancaster Clean Water Partners business outreach and strategic growth. This funding will build capacity at the LCWP to reach community and business leaders to support the adoption of clean water practices. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Mid-Atlantic 4R Nutrient Stewardship Association $95,000 Support farmer actions to improve nutrient management to deliver enhance farm viability and water quality. Agriculture, Communications, Land Use, Manure, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
9b Group $17,500 To advance improvements in USDA conservation delivery with a particular focus on conservation technical and financial assistance. Agriculture, Communications, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Ducks Unlimited, Inc $40,000 Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are partnering to expand wetlands conservation on the Delmarva Peninsula. The DU wetlands biologist will educate local agricultural producers about technical and financial resources available from NRCS for wetlands conservation and steward them through the application, enrollment and restoration processes. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
MPT Foundation Inc $10,000 To support the production of Maryland Farm And Harvest. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Communications, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster Clean Water Partners - sub of CFLC $245,000 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 2023 Chesapeake
Center for Watershed Protection $100,000 Provide technical resources to local governments in the form of a Circuit Rider to advance watershed protection in south central PA. Support the annual ANSI renewal of the national Clean Water Certificate program. Capacity, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Clergy United for the Transformation of Sandtown $30,000 EJJI teaches journalistic principles, to high school students in Baltimore who have been surrounded by pollution and blight for much of their lives. They learn to tell their own stories and are empowered to pursue careers that fight for EJ and equity in the Chesapeake Bay region. Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Pollution, Water Quality, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
River Network $7,500 Guide the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association through its strategic planning process and gather information on their work to further inform their impact and future opportunities. Capacity, Keepers 2023 Chesapeake
Forever Maryland $7,500 General Operations support for Maryland Forever. This institution serves to coordinate land trust and other institutions advancing land conservation in Maryland and advising on local engagement on conservation policy. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will 2023 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Trust $10,000 Event sponsorship for annual Treasure the Chesapeake Gala in Baltimore, MD. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $20,000 Event sponsorship for Lancaster Water Week. A quarter of the sponsorship funds goes to the Lancaster Clean Water Fund. Capacity, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $5,000 Event sponsorship for the Upper Shore Youth Environmental Action Summit, a conference-style day that empowers and activates local youth in environmental action. The Summit is a free event open to middle and high school students across the Eastern Shore. Capacity, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders $500 Stipends for speakers and leaders from low- to no-budget organizations who participate in Chesapeake Bay Funders Network meetings. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders $1,000 Event sponsorship for SAFSF's annual gathering in Washington, D.C. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
The National Maritime Historical Society $1,000 Event sponsorship in support of the Oyster Recovery Partnership receiving the inaugural NMHS Marine Conservation Award in recognition of their commitment to the health of the Chesapeake Bay through the successful restoration of oyster populations, shell recycling conservation, and sustainable fishery practices. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Tributary Organization $1,500 Event sponsorship of the Tributary Festival in Baltimore County, MD. Capacity, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $2,500 Event sponsorship of ShoreRivers's signature event in Chestertown, MD. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Forever Maryland $5,000 Event sponsorship of the Maryland Land Conservation Conference in Annapolis, MD. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $50,000 This is a general ops grant to coordinate regional resources to investigate and advance innovative practices aimed at addressing the most urgent conservation issues of the region, including water quality, wildlife habitat connectivity, and climate change. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Voter Engagement, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster Clean Water Partners - sub of CFLC $212,500 Support implementation of the Resource Conservation Partnership Program Grant that provides incentives to farmers to implement water quality improvement agricultural practices. Particular emphasis will be placed on providing technical assistance to farmers - in part through private contractors. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Sustainable Chesapeake $85,000 To support leadership, including fundraising, for the Lancaster Clean Water Partners and the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaboration. Enhance adoption of key conservation improvements including manure injection and better management of chicken litter and conventional nutrient sources. Agriculture, Capacity, Land Use, Manure, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $50,000 Work throughout Lancaster, PA on green infrastructure solutions, targeting urban tree canopy and conservation landscaping outreach and implementation. Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater 2023 Chesapeake
James River Association $85,000 Utilize advocacy to further the work to improve the water quality of the James River. Advocacy, Keepers, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Educate, train, and unite Marylanders to advocate for policies and programs that restore and protect clean water, healthy air, and a resilient climate. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Shenandoah Valley $5,000 Professional Development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
United Way of Lancaster County $5,000 Professional Development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $204,783 To provide support for the operation of the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative - a group that brings together diverse interest from conservation, agriculture, government and science to advance conservation and farm viability on the Delmarva. Agriculture, Air Quality, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Communications, Land Use, Manure, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $10,000 Sponsorship of the Taste of the Chesapeake regional events. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $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 2023 Chesapeake
Assets Lancaster $20,000 Provide micro-loans to women and BIPOC entrepreneurs throughout Lancaster County, along with financial coaching to help launch and sustain businesses. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Non-traditional Allies 2023 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Inc. $25,000 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 2023 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $15,000 Further 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 2023 Chesapeake
PA Alliance Foundation $30,000 Facilitate state-level resources to nonprofits at the community level, increasing voter education and mobilization. Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Voter Engagement 2023 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $10,000 This grant supports the LEAD Maryland Fellowship Program which is designed to provide emerging leaders with broader exposure and develop skills. The LEAD program brings together talented individuals of significantly different backgrounds and areas of interest to promote cross-communication and breadth of experience. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $15,000 This is a general operations grant to recover oyster populations in strategically important locations in the Chesapeake. Specifically, it supports the Maryland oyster restoration goals. Agriculture, Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $85,000 The Harbor Waterkeeper and Advocacy project utilizes science, policy and the law to hold polluters accountable and restore water quality. Accountability, Advocacy, Keepers, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Legal Alliance Inc $40,000 The Legal Education Center increases legal knowledge for the Chesapeake Bay advocacy community through legal trainings, and support of law clerk opportunities. Advocacy, Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
PennFuture $30,000 Continuing to ensure that Pennsylvania addresses water quality needs by securing investments in funding and supporting policies that help achieve this goal. Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Conestoga River Club $30,000 Use water based recreational activities and public access, to connect the community to the conservation needs of Lancaster waterways. Outreach, Water Quality 2023 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 2023 Chesapeake
Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore $12,500 Support of Perdue Henson Junior Achievement Center capital project. Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy, Inc $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, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 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. Accountability, Advocacy, Outreach, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Wicomico Environmental Trust Ltd $5,000 Conserve, celebrate, and protect natural resources in Wicomico County. Outreach, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $5,000 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $1,144 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $2,500 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $5,000 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
ShoreRivers, Inc $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council Inc $4,147 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $1,000 Sponsorship of a series of paddle races that showcase and benefit the Lower Susquehanna River. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $5,000 Sponsorship of two-day event held in Centreville, MD bringing together faculty and students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions in Maryland and Washington DC to discuss issues related to the Chesapeake Bay. Capacity, Equity, Outreach, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $10,000 Sponsorship of annual event held in Baltimore, MD. Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Forvm for Rural Maryland Foundation $2,500 Sponsorship for biennial event held in Annapolis, MD with this year's theme of Pathways to Prosperity Advocacy, Agriculture, Capacity, Political Will 2023 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $5,000 Sponsorship of a biennial event held this year in Kent Island, MD with the theme of Growing Resilient Landscapes & Communities Baywide, Capacity, Land Use, Outreach, Stormwater, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
American Rivers, Inc $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 2023 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Address violations within the point source sector with a focus on 3 cases within the Susquehanna and James River watersheds. Accountability, Advocacy, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $120,000 Protect and steward the land to improve and maintain water quality while engaging the community in this work. Land Use, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
The Child & Family Foundation Inc $20,000 Provides a free and year-long program, promoting self-esteem, self-respect and self-reliance for ~35 middle and high school girls. Capacity, Youth 2023 Chesapeake
Moonshot Missions Inc $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 2023 Chesapeake
Make the Road States Inc $25,000 Build power in Latine, 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 2023 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 Maximize public access and transparency at all levels of government within Maryland. 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 2023 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $20,000 Grow the operational and programmatic capacity of the organization, strengthening civic engagement for sustainable long-term impact. Capacity, Civic Engagement 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $4,500 Professional development Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
9b Group $17,500 To advance improvements in USDA conservation delivery with a particular focus on conservation technical and financial assistance. Agriculture, Communications, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $45,000 To provide technical assistance to farmers to implement conservation. Much of this will be used to further engage corporate investment in conservation and sustainability issues. Agriculture, Baywide, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Water Quality 2023 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $40,000 Advance work with landowners to implement conservation practices associated with water quality and 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. Continue 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 2023 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts $10,000 Creating a farmer conservation recognition award through the Leopold Conservation Award program that recognizes outstanding producers who exemplify conservation. The award tells the story of conservation leadership in agriculture and inspires others to also become leading conservationists. Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Water Quality 2023 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. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will, Water Quality, WIP 2023 Chesapeake
Assets Lancaster $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2023 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $20,000 Office Beautification Capacity 2023 Chesapeake