Foundation / Corporation
Chesapeake Bay Trust
01/09/20 4:00 PM
Grants to Maryland nonprofits, government agencies, schools, IHEs, and community groups to host environmental training programs for young adults. Funding is intended to support one-year environmental, leadership, and technical training opportunities for youth between the ages of 18 and 25 years old. The program allows young adults to gain professional experience in the environmental field and develop valuable career skills, and to advance the influx of new leaders working on Chesapeake Bay issues.
The purpose of the Corps Program is two-fold: The first is to enable stipend Corps Members to work with Host Organizations and communities to implement a wide variety of environmental projects and programs including those in the fields of restoration, environmental education, forestry, sustainable agriculture, energy conservation, and community engagement. The second is to provide leadership and training opportunities for young adults who may pursue environmental and conservation careers.
The specific objectives of the Corps are to:
Host Organizations may suggest a wide range of activities to be undertaken by the Corps Member, including in the fields of environmental restoration, energy conservation, sustainable agriculture, forestry, community engagement, and/or K-12 environmental education. The activities must meet an identifiable public need, with specific emphasis on projects and programs that result in long-term preservation, protection, and conservation of the environment.
For examples of eligible activities, see: https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Host-Org-Application-2020_Final.pdf#page=3
For information about Host Organization Responsibilities, see: https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Host-Org-Application-2020_Final.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 132449
The Chesapeake Bay Trust anticipates placing 35-40 Corps Members.
$19,000 to support a full-time year of service.
Full-time, over 12 months: August 18, 2020 - August 17, 2021
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35168
Phone: 410-974-2941, ext. 102
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