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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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Prince George’s County Rain Check Rebate Program

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Latest News from the Trust

July 27, 2020 in Blog

Working with Faith-Based Organizations to Implement Stormwater Solutions

In 2015, Anacostia Riverkeeper received an award through the Prince George’s Stormwater Stewardship Grant Program to carry out their High-Volume Community Cistern project. This project had four primary objectives, which…
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July 11, 2020 in News

Introducing Our 22nd Treasure the Chesapeake Silent Auction!

From Baltimore City to the Eastern Shore, our Treasure the Chesapeake's silent auction offers chances to cherish treasures of the Bay throughout Maryland. We are thrilled to have so many…
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June 22, 2020 in Blog

Welcoming the New Prince George’s Rain Check Rebate Program Team

The Prince George's County Rain Check Rebate Program is a partnership between Prince George’s County Department of the Environment and the Chesapeake Bay Trust (Trust). This program offers incentives to…
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June 22, 2020 in News

Parkdale Schools the Community on Stormwater Management

Schools play a huge role not only in educating their students but also in acting as a center for resources and a vehicle for change and improvement in their communities.…
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