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Request for Proposals for Contractual Services


The Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps Program ( is one of the Trust’s flagship programs which promotes and protects the environment by providing young adults with opportunities to gain career skills and become more engaged through meaningful community service. The Corps is a one-year term of stipend-supported service that places young adults (ages 18-25) with nonprofits or government agencies (Host Organizations) to work full-time in the environmental field. Throughout the year this program provides young professionals (Corps Members) with experience, leadership and professional development training, mentorship, and a support network of young professionals. Positions offered by Host Organizations are in the fields of environmental restoration, community engagement, climate change, environmental education, sustainable agriculture, energy conservation, and forestry. The initiative is supported by the Trust; the State of Maryland; and BGE, an Exelon Company.

The Trust seeks qualified contractors to provide outreach and technical assistance to Corps Member applicants, especially young adults from fenceline communities and/or communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.  Offerors must outline in detail their ability to increase awareness of and engagement in the Trust’s Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps (Corps) and provide support for eligible young adults through the application process and their potential placement with the Corps.

This opportunity is currently OPEN.

To view the full Request for Proposals (RFP), click here.

Proposals must be submitted no later than 4pm on Thursday, November 2nd, 2023.

Proposals must be submitted through the Trust’s online application system linked below.

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Request for Qualifications for Tree-Planting Service Providers

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (“RFQ”) is to develop a list of qualified tree service providers that can support various technical aspects of a tree planting project in underserved urban areas with, e.g., (site identification, tree species selection, procurement, obtaining services, and managing contractors). Ultimately, the goal is to provide groups applying to the Chesapeake Bay Trust Urban Trees Grant Program with resources and support in a number of areas as related to their tree planting efforts.

Deadline for proposals is ROLLING.

This opportunity is currently OPEN.

To view the full Request for Qualifications (RFQ), click here.

Proposals may be submitted to Greg Burks at

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