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Outreach and Restoration




The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the City of Baltimore Department of Public Works, the Charles County Watershed Protection and Restoration Program, the City of Gaithersburg, and Howard County, is pleased to announce that the Outreach and Restoration Grant Program is now open. This 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. This grant program funds projects in partner areas as well as throughout Maryland.


What this funds: 

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

Track 1: Outreach:
$5,001 - $30,000 for projects focused on education and awareness as project outcomes 

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

Track 2: Restoration:
$5,001 - $50,000 for implementation projects

Track 3: Outreach and Restoration:
$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. This grant program funds projects in partner areas as well as throughout Maryland.

Is match required? Match is encouraged but not required.
Deadline: September 28, 2016 at 5:00pm.

Program Status

This grant program is currently CLOSED. 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 Abbi Huntzinger at 410-974-2941, x106 or Kacey Wetzel at 410-974-2941, x104. *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

Abbi Huntzinger
410-974-2941, x106

Kacey Wetzel
410-974-2941, x104