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Clean Water Fund $25,000 Educate Northern Virginia decision makers and citizens on local water issues of concern: drinking water protection; Bay tributary protection; and sustainable growth. Conduct Get Out The Vote partisan activities in this area. Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $76,000 Improve Clean Water Act (CWA) enforcement in the Chesapeake Bay watershed by identifying, publicizing, and pursuing the region Advocacy, Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
National Wildlife Federation $40,000 Enable nonprofits and small Bay watershed organizations to better manage their data so it can be easily shared with decision makers. Provide affordable web mapping and programming support to small watershed organizations, foundations, and government agencies. Build data-driven applications that spark information transparency, public engagement, and conservation policy decisions. Agriculture, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy, Inc $40,000 Advocate for river-friendly land use policies and decisions at the local level. Build a sustainable clean water movement in priority jurisdictions. Advocacy, Political Will, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Resource Media $20,000 Collect, document and promote stories and images through traditional and social media to connect water pollution to human health impacts. Raise awareness among decision-makers and foster a dialogue that will create new messengers. Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Southern Environmental Law Center $20,000 Protect the Chesapeake Bay from fracking on lands perilously close to the Bay and from coal ash storage in unlined ponds adjacent to Virginia rivers in the Bay watershed. Advocacy, Water Quality, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $40,000 Protect ground and surface waters and other natural resources of Virginia Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia Organizing, Inc $10,000 Expand community organizing to address societal problems while building organizational and community leadership. VO Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County $5,000 Support the organization's annual fundraiser, Disco Magic, which raises necessary funds to further the mission of the YWCA around domestic violence and sexual assault crisis response. N/A 2014 Chesapeake
West Rhode Riverkeeper $65,000 Coordinate the advancement of Waterkeepers Chesapeake's advocacy priorities, while building the reach and collective organizational capacity. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Media Services Inc $75,000 General support for in-depth environmental reporting and commentary that reaches approximately 4 million people each month through a suite of products and services that includes the Chesapeake Bay Journal, Chesapeake Bay Journeys, Bay Journal News Service, and the Midday on the Bay radio program with WYPR. Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Conservation Pennsylvania $81,000 Educate and engage under-represented and unlikely voters. Build relationships with these voters through multiple media in order to: 1) educate them about environmental issues facing Pennsylvania; 2) transform them into engaged conservation advocates, and 3) ensure that they become regular participants in state and local elections. Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Environment America Research & Policy Center Inc $45,000 Lead a collaborative national campaign with major environmental and sportsmen groups to protect more than 50,000 miles of streams and thousands of acres of wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Work to achieve a strong Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $25,000 Continue working locally on pollution reductions while expanding downstream advocacy efforts to raise awareness and growing a grassroots voice to ensure representational standing throughout the watershed. Advocacy, Capacity, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
James River Association $15,000 The Healthy Rivers Initiative is a partnership between JRA, the Potomac Conservancy and Friends of the Rappahannock. With others, they advocate for adequate water quality funding to implement Virginia Advocacy, Political Will, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources $15,000 Conduct a 5-day learning expedition for natural resource journalists. The field-based excursion will focus on the Chesapeake Bay watershed and will introduce critical environmental issues in the region. The journalists will in turn produce well-researched stories that will help educate readers about these critical issues. Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $20,000 Through the Urban Greening program, continue to work with the City of Lancaster in developing an outreach strategy coinciding with implementation of a new stormwater fee, shaping programs that reach lower income populations. Accountability, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Smart Growth America $10,000 Recruit additional members to the Maryland Chapter of Smart Growth America Land Use, Political Will, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
  $55,000 Advocate for adoption, implementation, and enforcement of strong clean air and water protections to benefit the Chesapeake region. Expand and diversify constituencies, and educate them about the connections between a clean environment and a healthy economy. Mobilize these constituencies to advocate for positive policy decisions. Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Trout Unlimited $30,000 Ensure conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed Fisheries, Non-traditional Allies 2014 Chesapeake
University System of Maryland Foundation Inc $20,000 Provide general operating support to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies (UMCES), Maryland's premier research institution aimed at advancing scientific knowledge of the environment. Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Valley Conservation Council Inc $15,000 Promote land use that sustains the farms, forests, open spaces and cultural heritage of the Shenandoah Valley, while protecting water quality. The focus will be on expanding conservation practices and land use policies that encourage a green infrastructure planning approach. Land Use, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Wetlands Watch, Inc. $50,000 Develop educational materials and advocacy training to drive local land use decisions to protect natural resources. Use a collective impact approach to engage with nontraditional partners, particularly emergency and flood plain managers. Accountability, Land Use, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
1000 Friends of Maryland, Inc $35,000 Develop policy solutions, educate decision makers and the public, and build strong coalitions to advance a suite of proposals for cleaner water and sustainable growth. Research and message around the economic benefits of smarter growth for communities, counties and residents. Ensure that local governments implement the Sustainable Growth Act and the stormwater utility fee so real improvements in water quality are realized. Advocacy, Political Will, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $25,000 Build capacity of Anne Arundel County residents to reduce pollutants entering local waterways via stormwater. Certified Master Watershed Stewards consult with Support Professionals on the design and development of restoration projects. Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay $60,000 Work to inspire new behavior in people of faith and to build advocacy and action within the faith community in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The initiative will focus on protecting the Bay through education, worship, activities on congregational grounds including the Advocacy, Non-traditional Allies 2014 Chesapeake
American Rivers, Inc $30,000 Utilize a media consultant to increase existing communication efforts of the Water Working group, developing specific messaging materials on the intent of the Clean Water Rule and correcting misperceptions. Communications, Water Quality 2014 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $30,000 Work locally and statewide to reduce the substantial stormwater inputs into the Anacostia River by pushing for stronger permits, innovative financing, and engagement by the diverse Anacostia communities. Advocacy, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Center for Progressive Reform Inc $30,000 Collect and analyze farmer reported data on nutrient management and manure transport at Animal Feeding Operations (AFOs) on Maryland Agriculture 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc $60,000 Expand and diversify the Conservancy Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 "Open Access to Data in Maryland" will push for reform to public access to public data. This enables transparency and accountability in government decisions _ and the implementation of those decisions. Advocacy, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
James River Association $50,000 At the local level, develop a new Advocacy, Stormwater, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $1,500 The Maryland Director of the Choose Clean Water Coalition will participate in the 2014 Chesapeake Regional Network class of the Environmental Leadership Program, focusing on diversity and cross cultural communications. Capacity 2014 Chesapeake
Maryland Sportmens Foundation $10,000 Build an organization that can bring Maryland Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Virginia Conservation Network $30,000 Virginia Conservation Network (VCN) will continue to seek to increase the role of its network partners in fostering civic engagement among conservationists statewide. By ensuring citizens have the basic knowledge and tools needed to exercise civic rights, network partners will be able to expand impact and power within their communities Advocacy 2014 Chesapeake
Anacostia Riverkeeper, Inc. $20,000 Advocate to protect and restore the Anacostia River for all who live, work and play in the watershed, and to advocate for a clean, healthy river for all its communities. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Assateague Coastal Trust Inc $29,000 Support the Assateague Coastkeeper program and their work in protecting the health, productivity and sustainability of the coastal bays watershed of Delmarva through advocacy, education and conservation. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Blue Water Baltimore, Inc. $32,000 The Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper uses community based restoration, education and advocacy to achieve clean water in the Baltimore region.   Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Chester River Association $30,000 The Chester Riverkeeper works with farmers, homeowners and local governments to promote watershed implementation plan efforts contributing to the health of the Chester River.  Keepers, Political Will 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Bay Commission $5,000 Define issues related to livestock stream exclusion and its importance for animal health, farm productivity, water quality and aquatic life.  Analyze each Bay state's policies (VA, MD & PA) and document efforts related to: Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) goals; implementation effectiveness; practice tracking and reporting; and supporting laws and incentives.  Communications 2014 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Rivers Association $20,000 Support the Severn Riverkeeper program whose mission is to protect and restore the Severn River, through litigation, restoration, engagement and monitoring of results.  Keepers, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
James River Association $30,000 The Upper James Riverkeeper is the advocate for the upper (non-tidal) James River and its tributaries.  The Riverkeeper is assisted by citizen volunteers who monitor the waterways to identify and report threats to the water quality. Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $40,000 Support the Choptank Riverkeeper and the work to build support for policy initiatives including lawn fertilizer reduction, smart growth, septic system reduction, and widespread adoption of agricultural pollution-reducing technologies. Advocacy, Agriculture, Keepers 2014 Chesapeake
Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, Inc. $40,000 The Miles/ Wye Riverkeeper serves as an advocate for the Miles and Wye Rivers and Eastern Bay of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  Advocacy, Keepers 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Conservancy, Inc $25,000 Assist West Virginia in meeting its WIP goal and protect the South Branch of the Potomac in the eastern West Virginia panhandle by acquiring a 1,700 acre parcel of land known as White Horse Mountain.   Land Use, Nutrients, Pollution, WIP 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $43,000 The Potomac Riverkeeper program will (1) continually assess, identify and prioritize major threats; and (2) seek polluter compliance, promote regulatory and legal reform, and improve government accountability. Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper, Inc. $33,000 Assess and identify major threats to the Shenandoah River, and maximize pollution reduction by seeking polluter compliance, promoting strong policy, and improving government accountability.   Agriculture, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
Sassafras River Association $29,000 The Sassafras Riverkeeper uses advocacy, community outreach and partnerships with local governments to implement on-the-ground restoration projects and adequate policies to protect and preserve the Sassafras River.  Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients 2014 Chesapeake
South River Federation Inc $40,000 Support the South Riverkeeper and the work of collecting high quality monitoring data and holding Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland accountable with implementation and enforcement of existing policies.    Advocacy, Keepers, Nutrients, Stormwater 2014 Chesapeake
Oyster Recovery Partnership $5,000 Support the repopulation of sanctuary oyster reefs in the Little Choptank River. Enable ORP to produce and plant spat on shell, recycle the necessary shell to support the restoration effort and to assist with public outreach activities. Fisheries 2014 Chesapeake