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Accessibility Statement

The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s (Trust) mission is to engage and empower diverse groups to take actions that enrich natural resources and local communities of the Chesapeake Bay region. Our position is that all residents benefit from healthy natural resources, and, in turn, all residents have the opportunity to benefit natural resources. To achieve our mission and fully perform as an organization, the Trust commits to fostering the inclusion of individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds.  The Trust does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, creed, ethnicity, national origin, religious beliefs, physical abilities, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship, and socioeconomic status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to any of its programs, services, or activities.  The Trust complies with all state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The Trust will generally provide reasonable and accessible accommodations to those that need it, upon request.  If you are in need of assistance in filling out any of our applications, reach out to the support team at least 48 hours before the application deadline. We can be reached by email at or by phone at 410-974-2941, menu option two.

To view the Trust’s statement on Diversity & Inclusion visit

To view this statement as a PDF document click here.


How to Submit a Discrimination Complaint

Individuals may submit a complaint of discrimination regarding Trust services, programs, and activities by completing and submitting complaints in writing by postal mail or electronic mail as follows:

Vice President of Finance and Administration
Non-Discrimination Coordinator
108 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21403


Phone: 410-974-2941 x108

For questions on how to file a complaint, please contact the Trust’s Non-Discrimination Coordinator.

All discrimination complaints should be submitted no more than 90 days after the alleged discriminatory service, program, or activity took place.

Note: Submission of the discrimination complaint only initiates investigation by the Trust of alleged discrimination by the organization.

The complaint should include the following:

  • Your information including name, address, phone and email
  • Complaint information including service/program/activity name, personnel involved and their position(s), if known, location and date(s)
  • Reason for the complaint including age, gender, race, creed, ethnicity, national origin, religious beliefs, physical abilities, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship, or socioeconomic status
  • Detailed narrative of complaint
  • Affirmation that the information provided is true and complete to the best of your knowledge
  • Signature and date

Disposition of Complaints

Within 90 days of receiving a written complaint, the Trust will respond in writing to the complainant with the findings and recommendations, if any, made in the investigative report, based upon a preponderance of the evidence.  The Trust will implement the recommendations as approved by the President with resolution.​

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