Open Requests for Proposals
The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking insightful, expert, and cost-effective applications from eligible applicants to provide the Chesapeake Bay Program’s non-federal partners with technical analysis and programmatic evaluation support related to water quality modeling and monitoring and spatial systems to manage, analyze, and map environmental data. The project assists the partners in meeting their restoration and protection goals and in increasing the transfer of scientific understanding to the Chesapeake Bay Program modeling, monitoring, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) activities. The recipient will support modeling, monitoring, and GIS programs needed to explain and communicate the health of and changes in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.
Closing Date: October 30, 2023View RFP
This RFA is seeking one recipient to support the Chesapeake Bay Program’s mission of expanding and accelerating the implementation of nutrient and sediment load reduction practices and technologies throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The successful applicant will supply staff who have significant, in-depth academic and/or professional experience in analysis and evaluation of stormwater data and technical program implementation in support of the most cost-effective, efficient, and targeted nutrient, sediment, and chemical contaminant reduction actions.
Closing Date: October 26, 2023View RFP
The purpose of the Landscape Scale Restoration competitive grant program is to encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority rural forest landscapes. This program supports high impact projects that lead to measurable outcomes on the landscape, leverage public and private resources, and further priorities identified in science-based restoration strategies.
Closing Date: December 15, 2023View RFP
The purpose of the Landscape Scale Restoration competitive grant program is to encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority rural forest landscapes. This program supports, high impact projects that lead to measurable outcomes on the landscape, leverage public and private resources, and further priorities identified in each State Forest Action Plan or equivalent restoration strategy.
Closing Date: November 30, 2023View RFP
The National Park Service Chesapeake Gateways Program (NPS Chesapeake Gateways) offers competitive grant opportunities to advance the Chesapeake Bay Initiative Act of 1998 within the full 41-million-acre Chesapeake Bay watershed!
Closing Date: November 3, 2023View RFP
The Environmental Protection Agency seeks applications from eligible recipients to support Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) efforts to connect with diverse and underserved audiences throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed through public forums, targeted outreach campaigns, conferences, social media, and other methods that will accelerate conservation action through local efforts informed and supported by Bay program information and partner resources. The recipient will raise visibility and awareness of the mission and activities of the CBP as a national and international leader in multi-agency ecosystem restoration and maintenance efforts; and develop, support, and implement initiatives that increase the capacity of the CBP and its partners to undertake more action, secure additional funding, and coordinate expanded outreach and engagement efforts to these communities with the ultimate goal of achieving more local waterway benefits while contributing to Bay-wide goals and outcomes.
Closing Date: October 9, 2023View RFP
- The Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund is a partnership between the Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to strategically invest in conservation actions to restore the Bay. Grant opportunities include Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction grants and Small Watershed grants.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Bay Watershed Education and Training grants support Chesapeake watershed environmental education programs and professional development for teachers on Bay-related environmental topics. NOAA also provides funding to restore habitat for coastal and anadromous fisheries.
- The Chesapeake Bay Trust offers individual grant programs to support Chesapeake restoration and protection activities in Maryland.
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides a variety of grant programs and funding opportunities, as well as regional grants.