The Montgomery County Government and the Chesapeake Bay Trust (the Trust) announce a grant program to support watershed restoration and outreach projects and programs throughout Montgomery County, funded through the Water Quality Protection Charge ( and through Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) funding. This program aims to support projects which will improve the water quality of local streams and waterways, as approved through County Code Chapter 19, Article II, Section 19-29A ( These projects also aim to increase knowledge and change behaviors that will support the County’s water quality goals.

An information session at which the program will be described and questions from potential applicants will be answered will be held September 13, 2023, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm (EST). Register to attend at the following link: Any updates to this Information Session will be posted on this program’s website.

Application Deadline: November 16, 2023, at 4:00pm EST.

For more information and to view the Request for Proposals, visit the “Clean Water Montgomery” page at: Clean Water Montgomery – Chesapeake Bay Trust (

For questions and technical assistance, contact: Kathy Somoza at or (410) 974-2941 x120