The Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks qualified contractors to develop and implement a two-day environmental leadership training for the Chesapeake Conservation Corps between October and December 2022. The Corps program places young adults (18-25) with nonprofit organizations and government agencies for a stipend-supported year of service. During the Corps year the Trust provides several benefits to Corps Members including 6-10 leadership and professional development trainings. The Environmental Leadership training includes but not limited to exploring the meaning of leadership, building leadership awareness and skills, and assessing individual strengths and leadership development. The Trust anticipates placing between 30-35 Corps Members beginning on August 16, 2022 and ending on August 15, 2023; however there is potential for up to 3 years of training delivery. The Chesapeake Conservation Corps is supported by the Chesapeake Bay Trust; BGE, an Exelon Company; the National Park Service; and the state of Maryland.

Deadline for proposals is Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 4:00 PM EST.

To view the full Request for Proposals (RFP) and online application go to

If you have any questions contact the Outreach & Education Program Manager Tara Drennan at