The Chesapeake Bay Trust has been designated to receive federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program Goal Implementation Team Project Initiative. The work funded by this initiative advances outcomes identified in the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement. Each year, certain outcomes are chosen by the Chesapeake Bay Program as top priorities to address, and these stretch across all Goal Implementation Teams (GIT) and workgroups. For more information about the initiative, view how the Chesapeake Bay Program partnership is organized into committees, goal implementation teams, workgroups and action teams here.

What this funds: This year, there are twelve (12) scopes of work identified as priority projects.  For more information, please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) for descriptions of the twelve scopes of work and qualifications for bidders.  The RFP is attached and can also be downloaded from the Trust’s website at

Who can apply:  Both non-profit organizations AND for-profit entities 

Due Date: Proposals are due to 4:00pm EST on Friday, January 22, 2021.

 Application Process: The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s applications are all submitted though an online system. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact this program’s manager, Sarah Koser at 410-974-2941, ext. 106 or at