The Veteran’s 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, Marylin Veiman Echeverría, at 410-974-2941 ext. 130 or at email@example.com.
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.
Resources listed below can also be found on the Trust’s Resources page. Additional resources will be added as available.
- Maintenance Plan Template: Best Management Practice (BMP) Maintenance Template – A downloadable Word maintenance template from the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional “Sustainable Landscape Maintenance Manual for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.”
- Signage: The links below can provide direction and guidance when creating project signage. To view an abbreviated list of sign vendors that work in the Chesapeake Bay region, visit the Trust Resources page. Please note, the Trust does not endorse any signage companies.