NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office is excited to announce that the Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) grant program is currently open. Through this funding announcement, NOAA is soliciting proposals that support two Priority Areas under the theme of Capacity Building for MWEEs:  (1) Statewide K-12 Environmental Literacy Initiatives, which advance state efforts toward systemic MWEE implementation at the school district level, and, (2) Regional MWEE Network Building Initiative, which supports the development of systemic MWEEs in school districts and the networking of these school districts, their partners, and the larger environmental education community.  
Application due date: March, 6 2020 
Application submission: Grant applications are submitted through
An informational webinar about the FY 2020 Chesapeake B-WET funding announcement will be held on January 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time and January 31, 2020 at 11:00 AM. To register for these webinars, please visit:
For more information on the program’s goals, eligible project types, and application process see the Notice of Funding Opportunity on NOAA-NMFS-HCPO-2020-2006338

Contact the program coordinator with any questions: Elise Trelegan ( / 410-226-1015)