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Common Cause Education Fund $25,000 Maximize access and transparency for public involvement at all levels of Maryland's government. Work on data access, elections access, and government accountability. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Equity, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
The Mill $50,000 To provide planning and technical assistance to farmers for nutrient management and agronomic practices to reduce nutrient and sediment loss to waterways while protecting farm viability. Agriculture, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Earth Force Inc $15,000 Support educators as they guide students through an assessment of their local watershed, identifying issues that reflect the needs of their community and the root causes of those problems. Students will then develop and implement a plan to take civic action. Advocacy, Capacity, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Use existing laws and permits to address water pollution from municipalities and wastewater treatment plants. Accountability, Advocacy, Nutrients, Political Will, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $35,000 Train and mobilize community leaders to become Master Watershed Stewards, through a hands-on certification course. Stewards work alongside neighbors, installing projects that reduce pollution to local waterways. Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Inc. $200 Sinai serves the people of greater Baltimore. N/A 2021 Chesapeake
YMCA of Central Maryland Inc $5,000 Towson Y - In Memory of Bruce Cleland N/A 2021 Chesapeake
Plan International USA $420 Support for Children Youth 2021 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $40,000 Provide capacity to the Rappahannock River Roundtable (a collection of partners prioritizing and securing funding for restoration projects) and the River Stewards (leading outreach, education and local advocacy efforts throughout the watershed). Advocacy, Capacity, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Institute for Public Health Innovation $20,000 Support public health institutes in DC, MD and VA with a focus on: training & workforce development; and policy, systems & environmental change. Examples include food access, a produce RX program, and incubator farms on publicly owned lands. Non-traditional Allies 2021 Chesapeake
Let's Go 1-2-3 $20,000 Work in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to alleviate barriers for BIPOC and city communities to participate in programs related to nature, the outdoors and the environment. Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $5,000 Support the Coalition for Smarter Growth and their work to improve stormwater management and stream restoration along the Route 1 corridor in Fairfax County. Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
The Ward Foundation $5,000 Support the launch of a new Youth Community Scholars program to recruit and train students to conduct oral histories with community elders. They will learn skills to edit audio/ visual media to create mini-documentaries and story books. Communications, Diverse Partnerships, Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Waterkeepers Chesapeake $55,000 Provide capacity-building services to the individual Riverkeepers in the Chesapeake, including trainings on best practices, programmatic support, and lessons learned across watersheds. Capacity, Keepers, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
PennFuture $30,000 Continue pushing PA to meet its water quality goals for the Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins by educating on the need for increased state/ federal investments in clean water funding, establishing nutrient limits on lawn fertilizer, and advancing an Agricultural Cost-Share Program. Accountability, Advocacy, Agriculture, Nutrients, Outreach, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Anacostia Watershed Society, Inc $45,000 Promote community based efforts to manage stormwater and build stewardship through the Watershed Stewards Academy. Advocate for the implementation of stormwater pollutant and volume controls in DC and the headwaters in Maryland. Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
The Funders Network $12,000 Support coordination of The Urban Water Funders affinity group. Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Pennsylvania Environmental Council Inc $25,000 Support POWR (PA Organization for Watersheds and Rivers) and the work they do in providing tools, training and resources for community watershed organizations to engage in their respective local government processes, protecting water resources. Advocacy, Capacity, Civic Engagement, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $2,000 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
PennFuture $70,000 Support the Civic Engagement work, covering two programs: Democracy for All, and field organizing to further empower the environmental movement. Accountability, Advocacy, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Equity, Political Will 2021 Chesapeake
Wildlife Leadership Academy $17,164 Support the Conservation Ambassador training program for teens, which consists of field schools on wildlife/fisheries conservation and includes leadership skills development. Outreach 2021 Chesapeake
Lancaster Conservancy $120,000 Under their land/ water connection project, Lancaster Conservancy works to protect and steward natural land to improve and maintain water quality, while engaging the community as volunteers and users of these preserves. Land Use, Outreach, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake, Inc $75,000 Inspire watershed stewardship, restoration and activism among people of faith. Cultivate faith leaders and congregational green teams to address stormwater from their respective lands. Diverse Partnerships, Stormwater, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
River Network $10,000 Support scholarships for nonprofit staff to attend River Rally, to be held in June 2022 in Washington, DC. Capacity, Equity 2021 Chesapeake
Green Fin Studios $45,852 To facilitate and coordinate activities of the Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
The Nature Conservancy $90,000 To advance 4 R practices and soil health strategies as a technique for reducing nutrient loss to Bay waters. Particular focus on farmer assistance in improving conservation delivery. Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Conservation Foundation of Lancaster County $170,000 To provide assistance to landowners, particularly farmers, in reducing nutrient and sediment loss from rural lands and improve local water quality. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Nutrients, Outreach, Pollution, Water Quality, WIP 2021 Chesapeake
Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts $35,000 To provide leadership training, and standardize and formalize procedures for assisting landowners to improve conservation management actions. Advocacy, Agriculture, Land Use, Nutrients, Outreach, Water Quality 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $30,000 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 2021 Chesapeake
Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund $7,800 Support for Organization It Strategic Plan Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservancy Inc $2,500 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Outdoor Afro $2,643 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $5,000 Donation to Etgen Future Fund. Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Piedmont Environmental Council $3,326 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
PennFuture $3,975 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $1,785 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Friends of the Rappahannock, Inc. $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
West Virginia Rivers Coalition $2,530 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Potomac Riverkeeper Incorporated $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
PennFuture $5,000 Organizational DEIJ Capacity Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Clean Water Fund $3,918 Professional Development Capacity 2021 Chesapeake
Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council $30,000 Administer a Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) certification program and related programming for those that design, install and maintain green infrastructure practices, riparian buffers, and living shorelines. Baywide, Stormwater, Water Quality 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 2022 Chesapeake
PA Parks and Forests Foundation $35,000 Showcase the critical role parks and forests play in the economy of Pennsylvania, and their impact on the preservation of water quality. Advocacy, Land Use, Political Will, Pollution, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
United Way of Lancaster County $50,000 Relaunch Project Blueprint to train underrepresented, racially diverse community members to service on nonprofit and public governance boards. Capacity, Diverse Partnerships, Equity 2022 Chesapeake
Lower Shore Land Trust $60,000 Support land use policies that benefit water quality, provide resource protection, prioritize restoration, and limit fragmentation of working landscapes and natural resources. Advocacy, Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Comprehensive Plans, Diverse Partnerships, Land Use, Outreach, Political Will, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
Donegal Trout Unlimited $55,000 To provide cold water conservation in priority waterways in Lancaster County to advance water quality and fish habitat. The grant will also support outreach to youth and underserved communities to engage them in fishing and conservation. Capacity, Civic Engagement, Diverse Partnerships, Fisheries, Land Use, Non-traditional Allies, Outreach, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake
River Network $50,000 Assist environmental organizations in the Chesapeake watershed with organizational development and capacity building needs. Baywide, Capacity, Water Quality 2022 Chesapeake