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You want to protect the Chesapeake.

We provide the resources.

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 a cleaner, greener, healthier Chesapeake watershed for years to come.

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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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Rain Check Rebate

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.

Were Hiring! The Trust is searching for an Office Manager to join our high-energy, collaborative team! 

We are also still accepting applications for the Program Assistant, Outreach and Education, position. 

Learn more about these opportunities and working for the Trust here: http://bit.ly/2i92gnw

We're Hiring! The Trust is searching for an Office Manager to join our high-energy, collaborative team!

We are also still accepting applications for the Program Assistant, Outreach and Education, position.

Learn more about these opportunities and working for the Trust here: bit.ly/2i92gnw
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Latest News from the Trust

November 7, 2018 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Profile: Kelly Peaks & Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland

This year we’re showcasing the unique experience of participating in the Chesapeake Conservation Corps by sharing profiles of each member of the 2018-2019 cohort along with information on their host site and…
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October 26, 2018 in Blog

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Profile: Syler Merski & Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

This year we’re showcasing the unique experience of participating in the Chesapeake Conservation Corps by sharing profiles of each member of the 2018-2019 cohort, along with information on their host…
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October 24, 2018 in Blog

Tips to Prepare Your Rain Check Yard for Winter

Follow these five tips to winterize your stormwater management practices to ensure that they function properly for years to come. Residents in Prince George's County are dedicated to improving their…
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October 18, 2018 in News

Trust Unveils Newly Designed Chesapeake Bay License Plate

Marylanders can help restore natural resources and give back to their communities by requesting the newly redesigned Bay Plate The Chesapeake Bay Trust and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor…
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Bay Plates

For only $20, you can purchase your own Treasure the Chesapeake license plate and it will be mailed directly to your home.