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Ducks Unlimited $35,000 Support "Farm the Best, Conserve the Rest: Wetland Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay", aiming to restore large, continuous blocks of wildlife habitat by re-enrolling landowners into conservation agreements and providing new landowners with information on land protection options. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Support ESLC to expand their capacity in a strategic way to address the enormous growth issues facing the Eastern Shore of Maryland, working with local governments on land use/ development decisions. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
EarthJustice $30,000 Support their Mid-Atlantic Initiative, focusing on litigation and regulatory action to reduce polluted stormwater runoff, reduce emissions from power plants and strengthen local water quality standards, such as combined sewer overflows. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Increase ESLC's capacity to respond and be proactive about land use planning with 6 counties on the Eastern Shore. This will help ESLC be more available to citizens and government officials. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Provide on-the-ground mentoring and coaching to local government officials on modifications of local comprehensive plans, annexations and priority funding areas. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Address next steps to implement Maryland's Watershed Implementation Plan and develop locally refined plans, with a focus on achieving the agricultural reductions that are needed. N/A 2011 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Continue a technical assistance circuit rider, assisting in the implementation of HB 1141. This requires modified comprehensive plans, including an evaluation of water resources. Develop an education and public awareness work plan to serve immediate town needs and build a framework for long-term technical assistance. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environment Virginia $15,000 Produce a white paper that addresses the economics of the poultry and dairy industries in the Chesapeake, with emphasis on the role of environmental requirements and other factors influencing industry profitability. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Monitor policy and engage in strategic advocacy at the local, state and national level towards furthering the goals of "Eastern Shore 2010". N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $40,000 $25K to improve the Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan and $15K to support implementation of the Virginia Waste Solution Forum recommendations. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $75,000 Further the goals of "Eastern Shore 2010" a multi-county land use agreement that sets regional goals for conservation and sound land use planning. Nutrients 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $75,000 Work with partners to expand efforts to reduce agricultural run-off from row crop agriculture and livestock operations; transfer lessons learned from pilot programs to targeted areas. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $49,000 Support a circuit rider to educate and empower local governments struggling to meet Critical Area requirements. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $40,000 Educate the farm community on cost effective tools to determine optimal applications of nitrogen on corn fields. Support aerial photography of fields of participating farmers as a means to verify the effectiveness of cornstalk nitrate tests. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $50,000 Support a Land Use Planning Academy, providing on-the-ground education and technical assistance to eastern shore local governments. ESLC will also work with advocates on developing and supporting new state-wide land use planning elements for good growth. Advocacy, Nutrients 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $100,000 Provide funding for a staff person dedicated to Chesapeake Bay restoration issues. Identify policy changes and on-the-ground projects that will advance agricultural conservation. Support analyses of emerging challenges and opportunities for Chesapeake agriculture, such as biofuels production and use. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Inc $4,500 Support the "Center for Towns" initiative, empowering town leaders, citizens and planners to insist on development proposals that reduce nutrients while energizing small Eastern Shore communities. Nutrients, Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $75,000 Educate the farming community on cost effective tools that determine optimal applications of nitrogen on corn fields. Support the use of aerial photographs of fields of participating farmers in Lancaster and Chester Counties N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment America Research & Policy Center Inc $10,000 For general operating support. Their 2011 objectives indicated a focus on addressing stormwater runoff from development. Stormwater 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $75,000 Support a full time staff person dedicated entirely to the Chesapeake Bay, with emphasis on agricultural conservation and ecosystem services projects. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Advocate for strong agricultural nutrient reduction initiatives, especially pertaining to Federal opportunities with the Executive Order and Bay Program reauthorization. Advocacy 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $175,000 Support a new project to safeguard fisheries and marine ecosystems in the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland's coastal waters through catch share management programs. EDF will work closely with MD DNR and local watermen. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $31,000 Expand "Smarter Growth for Maryland" to a coalition involving fifty new groups; facilitate common priorities among members. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $90,000 Advocate for significant improvements in how technical assistance, education, and outreach are delivered to farmers by key agencies. Educate the farming community about cost effective tools to determine optimal levels of nitrogen applied to corn fields. Promote adaptive management through improved field-specific information, which offers both improved nutrient management and economic benefits to farmers. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $12,000 Hire a part-time Program Coordinator to support the Alliance for Global Warming Solutions. The coordinator's assistance will enhance the Alliance's ability to succeed in meeting their mission: science-based reductions of global warming pollution by at least 20% by 2020 and 80% by 2050. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $120,000 Support a new Chesapeake Stormwater Network, led by Tom Schueler, to align and integrate the efforts of individuals working on stormwater across the Bay region. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $200,000 Engage corporate partners in an initiative to achieve market driven changes in manure and nutrient management. A new nonprofit, Water Stewardship, will be created to develop and implement a water quality assessment, verification and continuous improvement program. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $100,000 Support the Chesapeake Stormwater Network, an advocacy campaign to reform Bay-wide stormwater regulations, permits, design manuals and policies. The Network will help align and integrate efforts of individuals working on stormwater across the Bay region. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $20,000 Build grassroots support for initiatives at the state and federal level to accelerate nutrient reductions from agriculture and other sources. Work to enlist public comments in support of a variety of Bay-related initiatives, such as the Chesapeake Bay Executive Order. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center $50,000 Ensure federal stimulus dollars complement ongoing efforts to reduce nutrient loads to Bay tributaries. Build support for wind energy development and work with relevant agencies to advance the policy recommendations of the Maryland Commission on Climate Change. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $5,000 Support EGA's 2009 Federal Policy Briefing. The event will create the opportunity for multiple foundations to learn about upcoming opportunities and discuss how collectively an environmental agenda should be successfully advanced. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $60,000 Push EPA to classify ammonia as an air pollutant, requiring its regulation under the Clean Air Act. Remove, through legal challenges, the CAFO air emissions reporting exemption. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $10,000 Support the annual fall retreat of EGA members. The retreat engages attendees in sessions and networking opportunities so they may gain a stronger awareness and understanding of issues, obstacles, and opportunities that affect environmental grantmaking. N/A 2008 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $60,000 Secure strict Clean Air Act permits for Maryland's major polluters, and challenge those permits which contain inadequate monitoring requirements and emission controls. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $5,000 Support the 2010 EGA 'State of the States' Policy Briefing, to be held in February 2010 in Boston, MA. The briefing will provide funders information on how states have utilized stimulus funds. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $35,000 Address the need for improved Clean Water Act (CWA) 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. Agriculture, Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $10,000 Support the annual EGA Fall retreat. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $65,000 On behalf of MD communities, review, comment and take action related to Clean Air and Clean Water permits. Engage citizens in efforts to achieve more accountability and transparency from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) in its permitting and enforcement practices. Political Will 2011 Chesapeake
Environmental Grantmakers Association $10,000 Support for the 2010 EGA Fall Retreat. Political Will 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $15,500 Support the development and maintenance of "Chesapeake Commons", a multifaceted database to share, visualize and publish information pertaining to Chesapeake Bay progress, restoration and enforcement. Nutrients, WIP 2011 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $40,000 Analyze permits and investigate Clean Air violations at Md. power plants. N/A 2005 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $60,000 This project seeks to improve enforcement of air and water regulations addressing Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO's). It has been expanded this year to also include large urban sources of nutrient pollution that, if brought into compliance with permits, could help states reach their TMDL goals. Agriculture 2011 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Advocate for increased and better enforcement of CAFO regulations; close loopholes in federal environmental laws to stop agribusinesses from avoiding responsibility for their pollution. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $65,000 Evaluate how effectively Maryland is meeting its responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act and prepare recommendations for improvement to the state program. N/A 2006 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $50,000 Provide general operating support to EIP to give them the opportunity to react to enforcement work in Maryland, while working on a comprehensive strategic and fundraising plan. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $65,000 Support EIP in its assistance and oversight of Maryland as it moves to meet responsibilities under the federal Clean Air Act and the State Healthy Air Act. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $250,000 The National Climate Campaign advocates for a mandatory carbon cap that will mobilize private capital to build clean energy technologies. Their work includes economic analyses, advertising, media outreach and educational efforts. N/A 2009 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Support of the CAFO Enforcement Project. EIP continues to monitor and challenge attempts by industries to retain exemptions or immunity from regulations. As the farming landscape shifts from small family farms to large facilities, regulatory oversight becomes increasingly important. N/A 2007 Chesapeake
Environmental Defense Fund $50,000 Strengthen efforts to restore water quality and ecosystem resilience in the Bay by developing strategies, and advancing programmatic and policy changes, for the targeted placement of wetlands and other filters. Capacity, Fisheries, Land Use 2010 Chesapeake
Environmental Integrity Project $75,000 Support efforts to improve enforcement of environmental laws that are already on the books, including Clean Water Act provisions addressing Confined Animal Feeding Operations N/A 2008 Chesapeake