The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to invite entities experienced in various aspects of tree canopy, urban forestry, tree nursery supply, data review and development, climate resilience, environmental communication and information sharing, and other watershed issues to submit proposals to the Chesapeake Bay Trust (the Trust). The Trust has been designated to receive federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Goal Implementation Team (GIT) Funding Program. The work to be supported will advance specific outcomes from the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement (and Amendment, dated 2022) that have been identified as top priorities to address. To learn more, contact Whitney Vong at

Request for Proposals: EPA-CBP-GIT-FFY22-RFP-Readvertised-Scope4_Final_15Sept23.pdf (

Program Website: Goal Implementation Team Funding Program – Chesapeake Bay Trust (

Deadline: October 16, 2023 at 4 pm ET