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The Chesapeake Bay Trust awards more than $10 million in grant funding each year to hundreds of nonprofits and community organizations throughout the region for hands-on projects that are ensuring cleaner, greener, healthier Chesapeake, Coastal Bays, and Youghiogheny watersheds for years to come.


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Interested in learning more about the projects we’ve supported? This interactive map showcases the awards made and provides a snapshot of our portfolio.

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The Trust’s grant-making strategies are shaped by three core objectives: environmental education, demonstration-based restoration, and community engagement. We look to these objectives as touchstones for developing our grant programs, engaging new partners, and communicating about our work.

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Prince George’s County Rain Check Rebate Program

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is proud to partner with Prince George’s County on its Rain Check Rebate Program, offering incentives to homeowners, businesses, and others to install practices that will improve stormwater runoff quality, reduce runoff quantity, and improve local streams and rivers.

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Latest News from the Trust

September 29, 2021 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Graduate Spotlight- Kristina Soetje

On August 17th 33 members, from 28 host sites, graduated from the Chesapeake Conservation Corps (Corps) Program and the Chesapeake Bay Trust welcomed the 12th class of the Corps, with 33…
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August 27, 2021 in News

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Members in Prince George’s County

On August 17, 2021, the Chesapeake Bay Trust welcomed the newest cohort of Chesapeake Conservation Corps members and celebrated graduating members. The Chesapeake Conservation Corps program aims to invest in young…
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August 17, 2021 in News

2021-2022 Chesapeake Conservation Corps Class Announced

  2021-2022 Chesapeake Conservation Corps Class Announced FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jana Davis, 410-974-2941 ext. 100, jdavis@cbtrust.org (Annapolis, MD) August 17, 2021– Today the Chesapeake Bay Trust, funded by the…
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June 7, 2021 in News

Maryland’s Underserved Urban Communities are About to Receive Much Needed Support for Greening

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2021  Contact: Cynamon Butler, Marketing and Communications Manager at Chesapeake Bay Trust, (410) 974-2941 ext. 114, cbutler@cbtrust.org.   Maryland’s Underserved Urban Communities are About to…
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