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Trout Unlimited $35,000 Support a Chesapeake Bay Coordinator and his role in educating and organizing anglers around the protection and restoration of lands and waters. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $35,000 Support the Chesapeake Bay coordinator to organize TU's volunteer chapters and other anglers to support land protection, restoration of aquatic habitat and advocacy for water quality improvements in Bay tributaries. Obama's EO names the Eastern brook trout as one of 4 target indicator species for recovery of the Bay and its tributaries. Advocacy, Fisheries, Land Use 2010 Chesapeake
University of Delaware $1,000 Support a symposium on Carbon Sequestration on Farm and Forestland that will explore the opportunities for carbon trading/offset programs that can benefit the Chesapeake region's farms and forests. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. $50,000 Support the capacity of the Maryland Environmental Law Clinic. Through the establishment of a Fellowship program, they will be more posed to work towards successful resolution of open cases while increasing the number of open cases/ matters. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. $55,000 Support for the Maryland Environmental Law Clinic and their pro bono work in environmental advocacy and enforcement at the local, state and federal levels. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. $55,000 Support a Law Fellow to assist with the Environmental Law Clinic's growing case load of pro bono work in environmental advocacy and enforcement at the local, state and federal levels. Advocacy 2011 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. $105,000 Assist the Maryland Environmental Law Clinic to address their growing case load of pro bono work in environmental advocacy and enforcement at the local, state and federal levels Advocacy 2011 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 General Support N/A 2004 Chesapeake
The Conservation Fund $8,000 Support the new "Friends of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail", promoting the first U.S. watertrail and the opportunities it will provide in conservation and citizen stewardship. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $65,000 General operating support and graduate fellowship support in tribute to Dr. Boesch's fifteen year tenure. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread $1,000 Help support a national water funders forum to discuss potential partnerships around water-related issues. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $40,000 As a key component of the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $50,000 Support a campaign to educate and activate sportsmen and union members to advocate for smart transportation infrastructure for conservation of fish and wildlife habitat. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 Provide Presidential discretionary funds to support unexpected opportunities that come before UMCES in order to allow them more flexibility in addressing areas of basic and applied environmental research. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $50,000 Support the education and engagement of sportsmen and anglers around Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
University of Maryland College Park Foundation $15,000 Develop recommendations to promote the long-term viability of Md Agriculture in an environmentally compatible manner. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc. $50,000 Activate sportsmen and union members as advocates for Chesapeake Bay fish and wildlife habitat funding, restoration and protection. Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center $5,000 Support a scientific review of research related to stockpiling of poultry litter for presentation to an "Eastern Shore Agriculture Collaborative Meeting on Poultry Manure Management". Findings and recommendations will serve as a contribution to the Maryland Animal Feeding Operation general permit formulation process. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Treasurer of Virginia $10,000 Support the development of an extensive catalog that will include reports and data related to the fish kill investigations. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 Continued involvement in substantive environmental policy and legislative issues. The Fellows program assists with pro bono work on environmental advocacy and enforcement at the local, state and federal levels. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $35,000 Hire a Chesapeake Bay Coordinator to educate and organize Trout Unlimited members. Organize anglers to become advocates for and participate in the protection and restoration of lands and waters that influence the health of the Bay, connecting healthy riparian lands to healthy fish populations and streams. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $55,000 Provide additional legal resources to support the Clinic's practice involving litigation, legislation, rulemaking, permitting, counseling and negotiation. Baywide 2010 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $25,000 To advance the targeted implementation of innovative nitrogen reducing septic systems. N/A 2004 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $25,000 Support for legal advisors and environmental experts to evaluate site conditions and specific elements of development plans in the Baltimore County area. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $25,000 Provide objective scientific advice and input to ensure that Maryland is on target to meet its TMDL responsibilities and that accountability measures are in place. Accountability 2011 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $100,000 In partnership with VIMS, develop a modeling system to provide site specific information to guide oyster restoration activity: N/A 2003 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 Provide discretionary funds to support opportunities that arise before the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science during the coming year. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $12,000 Support the Summit on the Comprehensive Effects of Development on Water Quality. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $61,000 Support a partnership between the University and DNR to determine how and where funding can be changed, enhanced and developed. An analysis with recommendations will be conducted. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $80,000 Support Maryland activities related to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $20,000 Support the staffing of the Science and Technical Working Group of the Maryland Commission on Climate Change. The result will be a Comprehensive Climate Impact Assessment report. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $40,000 Support the University's Center for Environmental Science through the President's discretionary fund. Monies will support unexpected opportunities and will extend scientific knowledge of the Chesapeake to environmental and resource management. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $10,000 Sponsor a new web-site that will help facilitate transactions of local food. The Environmental Finance Center is launching Foodtrader.org that will allow buyers and sellers to connect online to purchase newly harvested high quality food. This web-site will help develop innovative tools to expand market opportunities for Maryland's agricultural sector. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $17,500 Support the collaborative efforts of the MD DNR and the U of MD Center for Environmental Science to develop a strategy to achieve a sustainable future for Maryland. Initial efforts will bring high level leaders, both within and out of State government, to a common understanding of the need and agreement on necessary approaches, and to develop and implement a strategic approach for DNR that serves as a model for Maryland State Government in general. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 Support scientists to perform analyses of data and provide objective scientific feedback in regards to the Executive Order requirements and TMDL allocations. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $50,000 Support the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology in their analysis of environmental and energy benefits from establishment of switchgrass buffers in the Chester River watershed. Agriculture 2010 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $35,000 Expand their capacity to deliver high quality land conservation services and land use planning programs to landowners. VCC set a goal to work with public and private partners to preserve 100,000 acres in Shenandoah Valley. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $35,000 Increase the capacity to deliver high quality land conservation services and land use planning programs to landowners in the Shenandoah Valley. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $25,000 Support VCC's work with localities to encourage sensible growth patterns that protect water resources and the rural character of the Shenandoah Valley region. Land Use 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $75,000 Assistance for Dr. Mark Luckenbach to address priorities identified in the NAS Non-Native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay report. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $25,000 Support a group in northwest Baltimore County, Maryland to facilitate the hiring of experts and legal advisors to assist in legal challenges against development proposals that are in conflict with present environmental standards. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $39,765 For technical assistance on wave climate and analysis of shoreline restoration treatment types and contractor training. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $25,000 Support "special projects" hiring of experts and legal advisors to assist in legal challenges against development proposals that appear to be in conflict with environmental standards in the Baltimore, MD area. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $25,000 Investigation of the importance of menhaden to the ecological health of the Bay. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $20,000 Support a strong Virginia-wide common agenda among the network's more than 100 conservation, environmental and smart growth members. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $25,000 To partner with UMCES in developing guidance to maximize the ecological potential of oyster restoration activities. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $30,000 VCN is a network of more than 100 conservation, environmental, and smart growth groups that develop and raise awareness of a common agenda. Staff support will allow new levels of research assistance and advocacy support. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $100,000 $50K to further support Dr. Luckenbach's oyster research; $50K to advance SAV restoration. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $30,000 Support the 125 Virginia pro-conservation citizen groups, comprising the network, to form one Virginia Common Agenda. The annual agenda will be published in a conservation briefing book. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Continue the C. ariakensis and C. virginica field comparison study to evaluate the impact of the introduction of a non-native species. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $30,000 VCN is an affiliate organization representing 125 pro-conservation citizen groups across Virginia. VCN establishes an annual "common agenda" in which its members strategically come together around specific issues. Advocacy 2011 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Establish underwater grasses and build on the science of SAV restoration to understand the threats to expanding critical areas and habitat for crabs. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation $8,200 Produce an inventory of historical acreage of orchards with likely ranges of arsenic application rates. An assessment will be done regarding the relation to orchards and Shenandoah fish kills. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $57,000 Matching support for the initiation of a Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper and authorization to announce a 2005 Challenge Grant of $40,000. N/A 2003 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $10,000 Address agriculture deep ditching. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $40,000 Successful completion of a challenge grant. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $25,000 Support the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper program/ successful completion of a challenge grant. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $20,000 Support the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper/ successful completion of a challenge grant. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $35,000 Continue support of the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper program at $25,000. The remaining $10,000 is allocated to the Ghostpot recovery program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $30,000 Continued support of the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper program. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $30,000 Support for the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper program. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $78,000 $30,000 general operational support to support their mission of raising community awareness of conservation issues and increasing citizen participation; $48,000 to effectively bring conservation issues into the public debate and improve ability to support conservation priorities. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $60,000 Two-part support: (1) Focus on increasing and mobilizing advocates within communities at the grass roots level; (2) "Direct Action Training" -- teach candidates and officials how to talk about environmental issues in a way that resonates with constituents. Both parts will raise the importance of environmental priorities in the public debate. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $80,000 Enhance conservation priorities by educating decision makers and supporting voter participation campaigns. The grant will also strengthen the capacity of the VA LCV Education Fund, furthering their effectiveness among conservation partners, engaged voters and elected officials. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $85,000 Increase citizen participation and elevate conservation issues with policy makers throughout Virginia. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $85,000 Support a project to continue VALCV-EF's work to increase citizen participation and elevate conservation issues with policy makers throughout Virginia. Capacity 2011 Chesapeake
Virginia Organizing, Inc $10,000 Support a statewide grassroots organization dedicated to empowering people in local communities. The goal is to get more people participating in civic engagement activities, build relationships across issue and constituency lines, and a stronger progressive voice. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Virginia Organizing, Inc $10,000 The Civic Engagement Project builds relationships across issues and constituency lines, including environmental and conservation organizations. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Support SAV restoration efforts, analyzing factors triggering SAV loss, initiating field studies on SAV recovery, analysis of existing restoration methodologies, and communicating findings. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Organizing, Inc $10,000 A statewide grassroots organization that works to strengthen and connect local communities by pulling together diverse individuals and groups and enhancing skill levels of local community leaders. Capacity 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $86,000 Support the field comparison study between C. ariakensis and C. virginica, including data analysis and interpretation. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Tech $15,000 Develop a consensus based strategy to address the problem of excess livestock waste in the Shenandoah Valley N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Fill gaps in current funding for projects addressing native oysters. Key areas of research will address improved data and predictive tools that identify those conditions that may inhibit or enhance reproductive success of C. virginica. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Water Advocates $10,000 Support an organization focused on advocacy and improved funding of clean drinking water sources. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Support SAV restoration efforts, analyzing factors triggering SAV loss, initiating field studies on SAV recovery, analysis of existing restoration methodologies, and communicating findings. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $150,000 Develop and implement an independent water quality assessment, verification and continuous improvement program (CIP) for animal and crop suppliers and their producers. Work with the food industry to achieve market-driven changes in manure and nutrient management from the Bay region's dairy, beef and poultry sectors in order to reduce agriculture's impacts on water quality. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $50,000 Support VIMS' research and restoration efforts with Submerged Aquatic Vegetation N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $100,000 Achieve changes in manure and nutrient management from the Bay region's dairy, beef and poultry sectors by implementing an independent water quality assessment, verification and continuous improvement program. Assist farmers in the Shenandoah Valley to implement practices that will result in the sustained nutrient reductions needed to reach Bay TMDL goals. N/A 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $25,000 Continue eelgrass restoration work in Virginia's Coastal Bays. Continue research that examines the long-term changes in eelgrass populations in the lower bay and the influence of climate in altering its abundance and distribution. Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $25,000 Provide timely, science-based information, interpretation, and analysis of on-going agricultural issues and new approaches to addressing water quality improvement in the Chesapeake Bay and other water bodies. Agriculture 2010 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $40,000 In collaboration with the University of MD Center for Environmental Science, evaluate the impacts of endocrine disrupting compounds Fisheries 2010 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $100,000 Broaden the Agricultural Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) to other areas of Virginia, assess improved practices and water quality benefits, and provide justification for EPA and the state of Virginia to require CIPs as a means of attaining Virginia's TMDL goals. Agriculture, Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $10,000 Continue the long-term efforts to restore seagrass to the seaside coastal bays of Virginia. Continue monitoring seagrass by measuring plant abundance along transects at locations throughout the lower Bay. Agriculture 2011 Chesapeake
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Foundation $25,000 Evaluate the impacts of endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC's) associated with poultry waste and municipal wastewater discharge on oyster growth, survival and reproduction. Fisheries 2011 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $14,500 Support Chesapeake Leadership Institute, a training for Chesapeake Waterkeepers and their board members. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $50,000 Support the West/ Rhode Riverkeeper program/ successful completion of a challenge grant. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $65,000 Support the Chesapeake Regional Waterkeeper Coordinator. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $50,000 Continue support of the West/ Rhode Riverkeeper program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $20,000 Support new collaborative projects among the Chesapeake Waterkeepers for targeted advocacy, working on stormwater, wetlands protection, air pollution enforcement and critical areas reform. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $50,000 Continued support of the West/Rhode Riverkeeper program. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $25,000 Support the Chesapeake Regional Waterkeeper Coordinator position. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $50,000 Support for the Coordinator of the Waterkeepers Chesapeake. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $35,000 Help support the establishment of a Chesapeake Revolving Litigation Fund. The Fund will expand the capacity of the Waterkeepers to discuss litigation opportunities, collaborate, and engage in litigation that will hold polluters accountable and improve compliance with environmental laws. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $45,000 Support for the West/ Rhode Riverkeeper program. Keepers 2010 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $19,000 Supported a 2-day facilitated strategic planning session among all 15 established Chesapeake Waterkeepers to establish a shared vision of collaborative work and outline collaborative priorities for the coming year. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $30,000 Promote an innovative approach to wetlands conservation and protection through citizen intervention, producing a strong statewide network of wetlands advocacy organizations and individuals in Virginia. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $20,000 Cover a portion of the costs for a lawsuit that will seek to establish "integrator liability" on the part of large poultry companies for the waste created by their facilities. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $52,000 Support the capacity of the only organization in Virginia dedicated solely to wetlands advocacy. The organization works to ensure that wetlands laws and regulations are followed; educate the public and community leaders about the value of wetlands; and advocate for policy that ensures wetlands conservation and protection. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Waterkeeper Alliance Inc $35,000 Help support the Chesapeake Revolving Litigation Fund. The Fund will expand the capacity of the Waterkeepers to discuss litigation opportunities, collaborate, and engage in litigation that will hold polluters accountable and improve compliance with environmental laws. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $46,000 Build the capacity of the only organization working at the local government level on wetlands protection in Virginia. The goal is to develop a statewide wetlands management strategy. N/A 2008 Chesapeake