The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Goal Implementation Team (GIT) Funding Program is now open! The RFP is available at this link EPA GIT FFY21 RFP_Final_17March22 and on our website:

The Chesapeake Bay Trust, with support from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, seeks services for technical assistance to support key Chesapeake Bay Program goals and outcomes.  This year, there are twelve (12) Scopes of Work identified as priority projects.  Offerors may bid on one or more of the following Scopes of Work:

Scope 1: Chesapeake Healthy Watersheds Assessment 2.0

Scope 2: Partnership-Building and Identification of Collaborative Tidal Marsh Adaptation Projects

Scope 3: Equitable Grant Funding in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Scope 4: Updating the Chesapeake Bay Fish Passage Prioritization Tool

Scope 5: Strategy Development for Innovative Finance of Riparian Forest Buffer Programs

Scope 6: Tree Canopy Funding and Policy Roundtable

Scope 7: A Local Government Guide to the Chesapeake Bay: Phase II

Scope 8: Facilitating Brook Trout Outcome Attainability through Coordination with CBP Jurisdictions and Partners

Scope 9: A Population Simulation Model for Blue Crab Stock Assessment Performance Evaluation

Scope 10: Updating the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership (CCP) Priority Habitat Dataset of the Chesapeake Conservation Atlas: A Scoping Project

Scope 11: Understanding and Addressing the Impacts of Wetland Mowing to Facilitate Meeting the Chesapeake Bay Wetland Enhancement Goals

Scope 12: Data Review and Development of Multi-Metric Stream Health Indicators

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 Funding Program. 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.

This program funds consultant services to provide technical assistance to support Chesapeake Bay Program goals and outcomes.  Specific outcomes from several management goals are identified as top priorities and are listed in the Request for Proposals (RFP).  This funding is from the CFDA # 66.466.

Offerors must submit proposals using our Online Application System, located at:

Deadline: Monday, April 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. EST