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Outreach and Restoration

The Outreach and Restoration Grant Program encourages outreach and community engagement activities that increase stewardship ethic of natural resources and on-the-ground restoration activities that demonstrate restoration techniques and engage Maryland citizens in the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers.

What this funds: 

Application Tracks - Applicants can request funds from one of the following tracks:

Track 1: Outreach:
$5,001 - $15,000 for projects focused on education and awareness as project outcomes 

$5,001 - $50,000 for behavior change projects.

Track 2: Restoration:
$5,001 - $25,000 for implementation projects 

$5,001 - $75,000 for projects that combine restoration and outreach elements to measurably build knowledge within the community served.

Who can apply: Non-profit organizations, community associations, faith-based organizations and more. See RFP for full list of organizations.
Is match required? Match is encouraged but not required.
Deadline: The deadline is December 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

Program Status

This grant program is currently OPEN. To view the RFP, click here.

Grant Application Process

The Chesapeake Bay Trust's grant applications are all submitted through an online system. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact this program’s grant manager, Jen Wijetunga at 410-974-2941 ext. 106 or Kacey Wetzel at 410-974-2941, ext. 104. *Please note: The Trust's grant system works best in Internet Explorer, especially when uploading documents.*

                                                               
 


*Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply several days prior to the deadline, due to potential for high website traffic on the date of the deadline. Technical assistance for online application cannot be guaranteed on the deadline date.*

Questions & Technical Support

Jen Wijetunga
jwijetunga@cbtrust.org
410-974-2941 x106

Kacey Wetzel
kwetzel@cbtrust.org
410-974-2941 x104