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Center for Watershed Protection $10,000 Continue research in illicit discharges, provide technical assistance to communities, and advocate for improvements in the detection and elimination of raw sewage and other pollutants entering the Chesapeake Bay watershed. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
James River Association $60,000 As the Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan shifts to the local level and to implementation, JRA work to ensure that MS4 permits and local stormwater programs are appropriately revised and strengthened to effectively address pollution in urban areas. They will work with targeted localities to develop strong Phase II WIPs and local codes and ordinances that will protect local waters. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
Water Stewardship, Inc. $25,000 Evaluate technical aspects and scientific validity of agricultural-related work products developed by grantees and advocacy organizations. Conduct technical analyses to identify strengths, weaknesses and scientific validity of proposed government policies and actions. Ensure that KCF and its grantees are aware of new agricultural technical and programmatic issues arising at the state and federal level and identify technical concerns/issues/recommendations. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
Nanticoke Watershed Alliance Inc $10,000 Assess the feasibility of installing grass buffers of variable width along farm drainage ditches to reduce nutrients entering the Chesapeake Bay from farm fields. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
  $5,000 Develop potential messages and communications strategy options for a marketing campaign targeted on reducing land application of manure. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $5,000 Prepare a report to convey the information and recommendations emerging from the CBC Nutrients, Water Quality 2011 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $28,000 Support the Assateague Coastkeeper program. Their mission is to protect and enhance the natural resources of the Atlantic Coastal Bays watershed through advocacy, education and conservation. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Woodwrights, LLC $10,000 Work with selected Waterkeeper Chesapeake organizations to build their capacity in reaching out to decision makers in their localities, and building their fundraising and friend raising skills. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Herring Run Watershed Association $22,000 Support the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper program, to patrol the harbor, respond to calls on the pollution hotline and hold polluters accountable under the law. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $30,000 The Anacostia Riverkeeper program promotes advocacy, enforcement, and public participation to improve the water quality of the Anacostia for the health of the local communities. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc. $50,000 As part of a team working under a recently awarded USDA Conservation Innovation Grant to the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, demonstrate innovative technologies that convert excess animal manure into a usable form of energy on farms in nutrient hot spots of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in four states. Agriculture, Nutrients, Pollution, Water Quality 2011 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $20,000 To establish a base of volunteer/ members in the lower tidal portion of the Rappahannock River who will create a critical mass in that region and establish relationships with local officials and policymakers. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $40,000 The Choptank Riverkeeper program, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $35,000 Support the Miles/ Wye Riverkeeper program, located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association $45,000 The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper covers a watershed of 24 counties in the Southern Tier of Pennsylvania and in Northern Maryland. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Maroon Consulting, LLC $30,000 Inform the Bay region Nutrients, Water Quality 2011 Chesapeake
Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Inc. $30,000 The Gunpowder Riverkeeper uses advocacy to strengthen policy to better protect the resources within the Gunpowder watershed, the source of drinking water to Baltimore City. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $25,000 Support the Shenandoah Riverkeeper program. The Shenandoah River, a major tributary to the Potomac, drains a large portion of Virginia west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It provides drinking water and recreational opportunities to a large part of the Shenandoah Valley. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association $16,000 Support the Severn Riverkeeper program. The Severn River is a direct tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, running through the Capitol in the State of Maryland. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $45,000 Support the Potomac Riverkeeper program. The Potomac River and its watershed encompasses almost 15,000 square miles in MD, VA, WV, PA, and DC, flowing 383 miles to the Chesapeake Bay. There are 6 million residents in the watershed, many of whom rely on the River for its drinking water. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Sassafras River Association $27,000 Support the Sassafras Riverkeeper. By working with local government officials, businesses and state legislators, the Riverkeeper targets high nutrient export sites and works to treat problem areas with BMPs. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
EarthReports, Inc. $33,000 Support the Patuxent Riverkeeper program. The Patuxent River is the longest intrastate rivers in the State of Maryland crossing into seven counties. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper, Inc. $30,000 Support the Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper program, working to protect, preserve and improve the quality of the tidal waters of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The Shorekeeper advocates compliance with environmental laws and ordinances, responds to citizen concerns and seeks solutions to water quality problems. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
James River Association $25,000 Support the Upper James Riverkeeper program, serving as the full-time advocate for the area from the fall line in Richmond, to the headwaters of the River. Keepers 2011 Chesapeake
YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County $5,000 The YWCA works to strengthen families and break the cycle of violence, which unfortunately is a service more in demand during difficult economic times. In November 2011 they will host their annual fundraising event in support of furthering their mission in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. This grant is used at the event to leverage additional contributions. N/A 2011 Chesapeake