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Opportunities for Young Adults to Work in the Environmental Field

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Host Organization

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Chesapeake Bay Trust

Deadline Date:

12/02/21 4:00 PM EST

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Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations, community associations, groups, and IHEs to provide professional development opportunities for young adults related to the environment. The purpose of this program is to promote and protect the environment by providing young adults with opportunities to gain career skills and become more engaged through meaningful community service.

The Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program is designed to provide young adults with a professional experience in the environmental field, develop valuable career skills, and advance the influx of new leaders working to improve the health of communities and natural resource throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

The Chesapeake Bay Trust anticipates placing 30-35 Corps Members with nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay to work full-time for a paid year of service.

The goals of the Corps are to:

1) Prepare and empower young adults for careers and leadership in the green workforce;

2) Promote, restore, and protect the health of the natural resources and communities throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed;

3) Increase the impact and reach of organizations advancing practices and solutions for addressing issues impacting the health of the environment and local communities; and

4) Increase the diversity and influx of young talent into the green workforce across the Chesapeake Bay region.

The Trust is committed to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in its award-making and environmental work. As a result, the Trust strongly encourages Corps Member applications from under-engaged groups within the environmental movement and applications from Host Organizations that are based-in and/or partner with communities that are traditionally under-engaged, such as communities of color.

For Host Organization Responsibilities, see https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Host-Org-Application-2022.pdf#page=7.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132449

Term of Contract:

Duration of Chesapeake Conservation Corps: Full-time (approximately 40 hrs a week) over a 12-month period August 16, 2022 – August 15, 2023

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Host Organizations have paid staff, a physical office space, and a Maryland:
- Nonprofit Organization
- Municipal, County, Regional, State, Federal Public Agency
- Faith-based Organization
- Community Association
- Service, Youth, and Civic Group
- Public and Independent Higher Educational Institution
If your organization category is not listed above, contact the Trust to verify eligibility prior to submitting an application. Organizations outside the state of Maryland should contact Tara Drennan to discuss an application prior to submission. Designated partners of the U.S. National Park Service who are outside of Maryland but within the Chesapeake Bay watershed may be eligible.

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Members: Individuals will be between the ages of 18 and 25 years at the time of enrollment and will include individuals with and without college degrees.

Corps Members may not:
- Participate in any partisan political activity while engaged in the performance of duties as stipend volunteers.
- Participate in any regulatory or statutory enforcement activities while engaged in the performance of duties as a member of the Corps Program.
- Undertake a project if the project would replace regular workers or duplicate or replace an existing service in the same locality.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for the Host application for the 2022-23 Chesapeake Conservation Corps cohort is Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 4pm EST.

Host Organizations that have been matched with a Corps Member for the past two consecutive program years (Program Year 2020-21 and Program Year 2021-22) will be required to provide 15% of the Corps Member stipend.

For a Timeline of the Chesapeake Conservation Corps Match Process, see https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Host-Org-Application-2022.pdf#page=4.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35166

Tara Drennan, Program Manager, 410-974-2941 ext. 102,
tdrennan@cbtrust.org

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