Chesapeake Bay Trust is excited to announce that the Environmental Education grant program is currently open which awards funding to expand and enhance Bay environmental education programs for pre-K through 12 grade students in Maryland.

The Trust recognizes that the future health of our environment, economy, and communities depends on an environmentally literate and engaged citizenry.  The Trust seeks to increase environmental stewardship through environmental education by providing grants that build and/or expand pre-K through 12 environmental literacy programs using the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE) model.  MWEEs are investigations into local environmental issues that include both learning in the classroom and learning outdoors and culminate in students addressing their issue through action projects in their community.

Funds can support costs associated with: development, alignment, and/or adaptation of curriculum; lesson plans and student resources; teacher professional development; establishment of teacher and school support networks; equipment and materials; and costs associated with outdoor learning experiences and student action projects. 

For more information please check out our website and review the Request for Proposal for the full description of the services being requested and how to apply.

Deadline: December 8, 2017 at 5pm

Contact the grant manager with questions or assistance: Tara Baker, 410-974-2941, ext.102


Tara Baker

Senior Program Officer

Chesapeake Bay Trust

410-974-2941 x102

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