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Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital $10,000 Support the 17th annual Environmental Film Festival; a 12-day event that will present more than 100 films on a variety of environmental topics and themes. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $65,000 Support EIP in overseeing Maryland's actions in meeting its responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act and the state Healthy Air Act. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environmental Fund for Maryland $5,000 Support the Environmental Fund in their efforts to expand workplace payroll contributions to environmental organizations. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $65,000 Bring about reform within Maryland's environmental enforcement program by evaluating and reporting on permitting and enforcement of environmental laws, thus improving transparency and public participation to make state agencies more effective in the long run. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $10,000 Support the EGA Fall Retreat, bringing EGA members together to collaborate and learn from one-another. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Oppose efforts to weaken rules that require CAFO's to minimize both air and water pollution. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $10,000 Support of EGA's 2007 fall retreat. The conference provides valuable sessions on philanthropy and environmental issues, and allows networking among EGA members. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $35,000 Address the need for improved Clean Water Act permitting and enforcement in Virginia and Delaware through petitions to EPA for review, and possible withdrawal of those states' CWA programs. The primary focus of the review will be the states' CAFO programs, which regulate large factory farms. N/A 2010 Chesapeake
Friends of MD State Forests and Parks, Inc. $17,000 Support the Maryland State Park Services' Funding study group effort to address the fiscal deficiencies in the budget. The study group will formulate the funding strategy to meet the legislative mandate to fully fund the state park system. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $10,000 Participation in a program created by the Maryland General Assembly to provide assistance from local businesses for community organizations. (Campbell & Company tax credit) N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Friends of the John Smith Chesapeake Trail, Inc. $2,500 Garner support for a coordinated land conservation approach across jurisdictions. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Friends of the John Smith Chesapeake Trail, Inc. $92,000 Using advocacy and technical consultation, implement a "Great Rivers, Vital Lands" initiative that focuses on the long-term protection of essential areas of the Bay watershed. Policies and practices that promote conservation of critical ecological and cultural resources will be pursued, including the preservation of contiguous lands. Advocacy, Nutrients 2010 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Support capacity building within the organization, while enhancing their work on low impact development and riparian forest buffer preservation. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Support capacity building within the organization, while enhancing their work on low impact development and riparian forest buffer preservation. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Support capacity building within the organization, while enhancing work on low impact development and riparian forest buffer preservation. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Law Institute $20,000 Support an evaluation of Maryland tax policies that could assist agriculture nutrient reductions. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 Expand organizational advocacy work by hiring a Lower Rappahannock Manager to serve that portion of the river. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Leadership Program $24,000 Support the launch of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Network. This will be the 4th regional network. ELP provides training for individuals early in their careers with the support and guidance to rise to key public leadership positions. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $30,000 State-wide advocacy Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Working Group $50,000 Provide an interactive web-based mapping tool in the Chesapeake Bay that will aid in making the case for better targeting of limited conservation funds and the need to balance commodity and conservation program funding. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $1,500 Support a funders briefing and reception on the "Transportation for America" campaign. The meeting will have a discussion of state and local implementation capacity. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Working Group $75,000 Couple research, communications, and policy education to bring media and policy attention to the critical problem of phosphorus-saturated soils in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Green Corps $15,000 Support a Mid-Atlantic Regional Expansion Program to train young leaders in the skills of environmental organizing and advocacy. This project works to increase civic engagement, strengthen the region's environmental movement, and highlight the regional environmental groups. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Working Group $50,000 Support the Chesapeake Sustainable Agriculture Program to accelerate EWG's work in the Chesapeake to strengthen current approaches to solving agricultural water quality problems and to make public institutions and officials accountable for their agricultural-environmental policies. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Green Treks Network, Inc. $30,000 Support a communications project on stormwater best management practices, targeting municipal officials, engineers and developers with the goal of implementing BMPs in the Pennsylvania stormwater manual. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Estuarine Research Federation $2,500 Support the exchange of Chesapeake Bay related research at the Estuarine Research Federation Conference. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Green Treks Network, Inc. $35,000 Continue support of a social marketing project designed to encourage municipalities to adopt regulations and promote the implementation of stormwater BMPs throughout Pennsylvania. StormwaterPA.org will be an online resource center, including video case study success stories. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
ETV Endowment of South Carolina $25,000 Support research, in-depth reporting, and field investigations to develop a national prime-time PBS documentary on the Chesapeake Bay. Work will be done through Hedrick Smith Productions, Inc. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Valley Conservation, Inc. $500 Tribute to a great environmental leader, Jo Owen, by supporting a tree planting in her honor. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Everglades Foundation $25,000 Support the First Annual Everglades Foundation Benefit. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Harry R. Hughes Center for AgroEcology $20,000 Successful match of a challenge grant to build their fellowship program. Funds will be used to support future graduate students working on issues of Maryland's working lands. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Forest Trends $10,000 Sponsor the Katoomba meeting focused on market-based tools to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Harry R. Hughes Center for AgroEcology $50,000 Evaluate the energy and environmental benefits of warm season grasses used as a biofuel and as buffers by farmers in the Chester River watershed. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park $3,000 Support for the 25th Anniversary celebration of the Patuxent restoration N/A 2004 Chesapeake
H. John Heinz III Center for Science Economics and the Environment $25,000 Develop a strategy to ensure that long term data on phosphorus build up in soils and current science is elevated to the policy making level to improve agricultural phosphorus management. Agriculture 2011 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $10,000 Develop capacity to energize and expand their grassroots base, build awareness of their mission and programs, and strengthen their chapters and divisions. They currently have 12,000 members in Maryland and Virginia. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $18,000 Support the Baltimore stormwater action coalition to establish a baseline of citizen knowledge about stormwater impacts in the Patapsco/ Back River Basin to create an effective messaging plan. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $10,000 Support the League in their ongoing efforts to build a stronger and more effective network of grassroots activists. In addition to working with the Choose Clean Water Coalition, they will provide direct support and training to their chapters and divisions. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $19,500 A study of attitudes and behaviors among residents of the Patapsco/ Back River watershed, aimed at gaining a full understanding of how the public perceives stormwater runoff, and what messages will result in action. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 Capacity building for transition year. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $35,000 Support the "Advancing Runoff Awareness" campaign in the Baltimore City and County. This project will bring attention to the problems caused by stormwater and seek solutions to those problems by consulting with elected officials, business groups and community leaders. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
James River Association $50,790 Support environmentally sensitive development practices. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $20,000 Reduce stormwater runoff through public education and engagement of the local community in Baltimore. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
James River Association $50,000 Support the Healthy Rivers Alliance, a partnership of the James River Association, Friends of the Rappahannock, the Potomac Conservancy, and Friends of the Rivers of Virginia to conduct education and outreach among its citizens. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $10,000 Support the merger of 5 Baltimore watershed organizations, forming one Baltimore Watershed Alliance. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
James River Association $39,422 Follow-up from a project examining the development codes and ordinances of all 45 major counties and cities of the James River watershed. Phase II will communicate scores and recommendations to the elected officials and planning staff of those 45 jurisdictions and at workshops and meetings. One locality will be targeted for a focused effort. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $30,000 Develop a comprehensive public policy and advocacy program, providing one Baltimore voice, particularly focused on stormwater. Advocacy, Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
James River Association $50,000 Support the Healthy Rivers Initiative, a 30-member partnership including the James River Association, Friends of the Rappahannock, the Potomac Conservancy, and Friends of the Rivers of Virginia to conduct education and outreach on the cost of restoring and protecting our waterways. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $19,000 Support for the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
James River Association $50,000 Work on sediment and erosion compliance from construction sites, improve stormwater permits and regulations in new and existing development, and examine the overall effectiveness of sediment and stormwater requirements to determine if current standards prevent degradation of waters. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $20,000 Support the tracking and evaluation of administrative and treatment waivers that may take place in 7-10 focused jurisdictions in response to regulation exceptions to the 2007 MD Stormwater Act. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
James River Association $39,650 Continue work at a targeted county and city level on revising development codes and ordinances. This will be done by building awareness and support among elected officials and planning staff, supporting partners with the same objectives, and providing recommendations for change. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Institute for Conservation Leadership $20,000 Support the Mid-Atlantic Complete Fundraiser Program - work with ~20 Chesapeake organizations to increase their total income, diversify their funding base and develop effective fundraising strategies. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
James River Association $35,770 Provide legal, technical and advocacy efforts to improve Virginia's stormwater regulations, for both stormwater construction permits and MS4 permits. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Institute for Conservation Leadership $7,700 Support two tuitions for the "Leading from Within' training; a five-month training designed to strengthen participants" leadership skills and increase their effectiveness as leaders. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 Support the Healthy Rivers Initiative, a partnership of 30 Virginia river conservation groups. The group's goal is to build support for nonpoint source programs, building a coalition of conservation and agricultural leaders. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Island Press $25,000 Launch an outreach campaign, raising the importance of menhaden with the public and promoting policy discussions on the topic of over-harvesting, done through the release of the book, "The Most Important Fish in the Sea". N/A 2007 Chesapeake
James River Association $30,000 Support the start-up of a new Upper James Riverkeeper program. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $20,000 General Support N/A 2003 Chesapeake
James River Association $30,000 Continue support of the new Upper James Riverkeeper program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $10,000 General Support N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $10,000 General Operational Support to support their goal of strengthen partnerships in the sporting community and expanding outreach to involve more citizens in conservation decision making. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Izaak Walton League of America $10,000 General operating support to assist the League's goal of protecting our country's natural heritage and improving outdoor recreation opportunities for the public. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
James River Association $75,000 Advocate for strong long-term stormwater standards throughout Virginia and support local entities through the implementation of updated codes & ordinances, removing barriers to low-impact development. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $5,000 Educate young agricultural leaders about critical public issues and broaden their perspective on the technologies, business practices and environmental issues associated with agriculture. Agriculture 2011 Chesapeake
James River Association $30,000 Continued support of the Upper James Riverkeeper program. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $10,000 LEAD's youth leadership training increases participants' understanding of critical public issues and broadens their perspective on the technologies, business practices and environmental issues affecting agriculture. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 The Healthy Rivers Initiative is a conservation organization partnership working with farming groups to secure funding for agricultural water quality programs. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $2,900 Sponsorship of local leader to attend capacity building and networking program. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
James River Association $60,000 Advocate for strong standards in the TMDL and related state Watershed Implementation Plans, as well as the VA stormwater regulations and MS4 permits. WIP 2010 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $3,500 Continue sponsorship of a candidate for local leadership development. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 Support for the Upper James Riverkeeper program. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $6,500 $4,000 - Support the tuition for an up and coming environmental leader in the community; $1,500 - co-sponsor the Environmental Session for the 2007 Flagship Class. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
James River Association $20,000 Support the partnership, "Healthy Rivers Initiative", which focuses on raising awareness around the funding needs for Virginia's water quality programs. Funding will be a critical element in Virginia meeting its water quality commitments. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $1,500 Support the 2007 Environmental Session for the 2007-2008 Flagship Class. This will expose the present class to regional environmental concerns and facilitate a discussion on strategies to meet Anne Arundel County's environmental challenges. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
James River Association $20,000 Support the partnership,"Healthy Rivers Initiative", which focuses on raising awareness around the funding needs for Virginia's water quality programs. Funding will be a critical element in Virginia meeting its water quality commitments. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $5,400 Support two individuals to attend the LAA Flagship Class of 2008, adding an environment viewpoint during the training sessions and programs. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Jones Falls Watershed Association $10,000 For general operational support for watershed organization to transition from previous organizational structure. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Leadership Anne Arundel $6,000 Support two individuals to attend the LAA Flagship Class of 2009, adding an environment viewpoint during the training sessions and programs. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Lancaster County Conservation District $25,000 Investigate the economic and environmental viability of a gasification project to reduce nutrients from manure. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $55,000 Support the education of conservation practices to the Amish and Mennonite farmers that have land in conservation easements, protecting soils and improving water quality. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $55,000 Increase the adoption of conservation practices for protecting soils and improving water quality by Plain Sect farmers whose land is under conservation easements. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Lancaster Farmland Trust $10,000 Enlist farm owners interested in land preservation, to document baseline conditions on farms and evaluate conservation opportunities, and to monitor implementation of agricultural best management practices. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $25,000 Support the establishment of a Pennsylvania common agenda, bringing the environmental community together fostering statewide cooperation. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
James River Association $35,000 Support a project to advocate for stronger stormwater regulations for construction and MS4 permits and strengthen a volunteer program to increase compliance of sediment and erosion controls. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $25,000 Expand the agricultural training for young farmers to include environmental matters in the curriculum, promoting responsible agricultural practices that ensure environmental sustainability. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 Support the Healthy Rivers Initiative, a partnership of 30 Virginia river conservation groups, whose goal is educate legislators on the importance of non-point source programs, particularly agriculture. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $25,000 Expand the LEAD N/A 2007 Chesapeake
James River Association $40,000 Utilizing a review of code and ordinances in 45 counties and cities of the James River Watershed to seek policy changes at the local level. This is being done by developing recommendations and working one-on-one with several targeted jurisdictions. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
LEAD Maryland Foundation, Inc. $25,000 Identify and develop leaders within the agriculture, natural resources and rural communities. Support seminars and study tours designed to increase participants' understanding and broaden their perspective on the technologies, business practices and environmental issues affecting agriculture. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Maryland Coastal Bays Foundation, Inc. $20,000 Support the focus of improving water quality, restoring fish and wildlife populations, improving recreation and navigation, and ensuring sound development and planning in our Maryland Coastal Bays. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Interest Research Foundation, Inc. $25,000 Implement a statewide campaign in Maryland to promote energy policies focused on energy efficiency and conservation. This will be done through partnerships, education of decision makers and providing expert testimonies. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Department of Natural Resources $75,000 To enhance technological approaches of the restoration of ecological functions of wetlands through purchase of an amphibious excavator. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. $25,000 Support Outdoors Maryland. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Maryland Department of Natural Resources $2,000 Support an Upper Potomac Roundtable Conference to bring together citizens and governmental leaders to develop a coordinated tributary strategy. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Public Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. $35,000 Produce a 30-minute segment on the hidden and unseen impacts of stormwater on the Bay and local streams. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Maryland Department of Natural Resources $4,250 Provide support for a year-long leadership training to help solve a conservation and sustainability management issue within DNR. Communications 2010 Chesapeake
Maryland Department of the Environment $25,000 Support training of local college and law students to review self-inspection construction permit reports. "This volunteer enforcement corp. will help monitor compliance, with a goal of reducing runoff from construction sites." N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland Environmental Trust $15,000 Launch phase one of a coordinated outreach and education strategy to highlight the 2007 Federal tax benefits for donations of voluntary conservation easements in Southern Maryland. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $150,000 Support MDLCV's efforts to increase public awareness and citizen advocacy, and to strengthen the capacity and role of Maryland's environmental community Capacity, Political Will 2010 Chesapeake