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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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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

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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April 26, 2021 in Blog

Prince George’s County Rain Check Rebate: 2020 Year in Review

A property owner proudly displays a Prince George’s County Rain Check Rebate yard sign to showcase their new permeable pavement driveway and participation in the program. To improve our communities…
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April 21, 2021 in News

Celebrate Earth Day 2021!

8 Steps You Can Take This Earth Day to Help Mother Nature Are looking for things to do for Earth Day? Here are a few actions you can take and…
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March 24, 2021 in Blog

Women’s History Month at the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Women's History Month at the Chesapeake Bay Trust: Jana Davis Let our female leaders tell you their stories!   When the Chesapeake Bay Trust was created in 1985, our goal…
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