Strengthening the Environmental Movement

Summer 2011 Grants

Wicomico Environmental Trust

$

Salisbury, MD

https://towncreekfdn.org//wicomicoenvironment.org

general support to continue to develop into a strong, sustainable organization that will have an effective, long-term impact on increasing public awareness of and advocacy for environmental protection of the natural resources of Wicomico County in particular, and strengthening state and federal environmental policies and implementation in a wider arena.

Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

$

Annapolis, MD

www.marylandconservation.org

for general support work for our efforts to increase the power of Maryland’s environmental movement, increase its capacity, and strengthen our core program that reaches out in nonpartisan ways to citizens across Maryland.

Clean Water Healthy Families Coalition / Chesapeake Bay Foundation

$

Annapolis, MD

www.cleanwaterhealthyfamilies.org

for its work on the Clean Water Healthy Families Campaign. This campaign centers around four concrete goals for the coming legislative sessions that will advance efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay, promote more sustainable growth and ensure that clean water is available to families throughout Maryland.

Chester River Association

$

Chestertown, MD

www.chesterriverassociation.org

$25,000 for general support for River Advocacy and an additional $25,000 to support our new Policy Director program

Blue Water Baltimore

$

Baltimore, MD

www.bluewaterbaltimore.org

to deepen advocacy involvement in the development of strong and enforceable Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) and their role in the establishment of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).

Summer 2010 Grants

Maryland League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

$

Annapolis, MD
www.marylandconservation.org

general support to increase the power of Maryland’s environmental movement.

Chesapeake Film Festival / Mid-Shore Community Foundation

$

Easton, MD
www.chesapeakefilmfestival.org

in support of three environmental films to be shown at the Festival.

Summer 2009 Grants

SouthWings

$

Asheville, NC
www.southwings.org
for general support to provide collaborative and strategic flights for conservation organizations and communities for aerial education and monitoring.

National Wildlife Federation - Chesapeake/Mid-Atlantic region

$

Annapolis, MD
www.nwf.org
on behalf of the Choose Clean Waters Coalition for media relations support to help strengthen agricultural regulations in Federal policies to clean the Chesapeake Bay

League of Conservation Voters Education Fund

$

Washington, DC
www.lcvef.org
for work to promote strong U.S. climate legislation.

Energy Action Coalition / Earth Island Institute

$

Washington, DC
climatechallenge.org
In support of grassroots campaign to demonstrate broad public support for strong climate policy.

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

$

Takoma Park, MD
www.chesapeakeclimate.org
to organize a meeting in Washington, D.C. for 40 climate policy advocates to develop a national outreach strateg supporting cap and dividend climate policy.

Ceres

$

Boston, MA
www.ceres.org
to promote strong U.S. climate legislation.

Center for Climate Strategies

$

Washington, DC
www.climatestrategies.us
to document the economic benefits associated with the achievement of the national greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets under consideration in the U.S. Congress as well as expanded targets and programs likely to be reflected in a U.S. proposal at international negotiations in Copenhagen later this year.

Assateague Coastal Trust

$

Berlin, MD
www.actforbays.org
for public relations work to support Chesapeake Waterkeepers

Assateague Coastal Trust

$

Berlin, MD
www.actforbays.org
Bridge grant awarded Fall 2009 in support of the Grow Berlin Green Program.

1Sky Education Fund

$

Takoma Park, MD
www.1sky.org
To strengthen the campaign to demonstrate broad public support for strong climate policy

Spring 2009 Grants

Echo Hill Outdoor School

$

Worton, MD
www.ehos.org
interim grant to bring fifth graders from Talbot County Schools to the facility in the 2008-2009 academic year.