The Anne Arundel County Forest Conservancy District Board and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announce a partnership to provide small community-based grants (less than $2,500) to help communities and organizations increase the number of trees and tree canopy in neighborhoods, parks, and communities throughout Anne Arundel County. Neighborhood by neighborhood, community stewardship projects are helping to raise public awareness about the health of our region’s tree canopy, watersheds, air quality, streams, rivers, and the Bay, as well as the steps that can be taken to restore and protect them.
What this funds: Community tree plantings and invasive species removal in Anne Arundel County. To see a longer list of potential projects, read the full RFP.
Who can apply: Non-profit organizations, community associations, faith-based organizations and more. See RFP for full list of organizations.
How much can be awarded: Up to $2,500.
Is match required? Match is encouraged, but not required.
Grant Application Process
The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s grant applications are all submitted through an online system. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact this program’s grant manager, Zack Kelleher at 410-974-2941 ext. 110.
Program Status: OPEN
View the RFP, here.
Deadline: All proposals must be received at least six weeks prior to the start of the proposed projects. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funding is expended.
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