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Veterans Engagement Mini Grant Program

The Veterans Engagement Mini Grant Program is designed to support veteran’s groups and organizations engaging veteran’s groups as they provide healing and therapeutic services, outdoor recreation, community engagement, and green jobs training.

What this funds: Activities such as outdoor meditation, adaptive camping, therapeutic green spaces, or stipends for green jobs and training. To see a longer list of potential projects, read the full Request for Proposals (RFP). Please note the RFP is updated every year.

Who can apply: Veterans’ groups and organizations serving veterans groups. Applications are particularly encouraged from organizations who have never received a grant from the Trust. Organizations must be either a non-profit organization or a municipal, county, regional, state, or federal agency.

How much can be awarded: Up to $5,000.

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, using the “Start a New Application” button below. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact this program’s grant manager, Jaren Baluyot, at 410-974-2941 ext. 103 or at 

Program Status: OPEN

Deadline: Rolling basis. Requests for this Mini Grant Program are accepted on an on-going basis until funds are fully expended for the fiscal year.

We are currently accepting applications.

Click Here to View Request for Proposals (RFP)
Click Here to View Narrative Questions

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Available to new applicants to provide support during project development and application submission.

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Jaren Baluyot
410-974-2941 x103

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View one-pagers of past successful projects below.

Resources listed below can also be found on the Trust’s Resources page. Additional resources will be added as available.

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