Foundation / Corporation
Chesapeake Bay Trust
08/12/11 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $5,000 will be available for programs which promote awareness and responsibility for preserving the natural watershed resources among community residents and students. Two types of grants are available; the first is for educational programming geared towards students from kindergarten through 12 grade; the second is for promoting community engagement in caring for the watershed area. Grant applications for projects that increase awareness and participation of communities of color in watershed restoration and protection is strongly encouraged.
Criteria for Community Engagement grants:
1. Educate citizens about the Bay and their local watersheds;
2. Engage citizens in community-based restoration and protection projects and encourage individual behavior changes that benefit watershed health;
3. Raise awareness about the challenges and solutions to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers;
4. Promote collaborative watershed restoration solutions between citizens, businesses, and government;
Criteria for Environmental Education grants:
1. Educate students about the Bay and their local watersheds and about how students can make a difference in watershed health;
2. Engage school communities in education and restoration activities that benefit watershed health;
3. Provide meaningful outdoor learning experiences for students and teachers;
4. Provide environmental education professional development opportunities for teachers; and
5. Support environmental literacy goals within schools, school systems, and other educational institutions.
GrantWatch ID#: 125538
Service, Youth, and Civic Groups
Regional and State Public Agencies
Soil/Water Conservation Districts & Resource Conservation and Development Councils
Forestry Boards & Tributary Teams
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.