Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club / The Sierra Club Foundation

Spring 2016 Grants

Climate Program

$50,000

San Francisco, CA

www.sierraclub.org/maryland

for organizing, outreach, and advocacy efforts to encourage Maryland decision makers to support a tightened carbon emissions cap on regional fossil fuel – fired power plants through the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) process.

Special Fall 2015 Grants

Chesapeake Bay Program

$70,000

College Park, MD

www.maryland.sierraclub.org

to support Maryland Water Protection advocacy and organizing work to promote policies that effectively address pollution from industrial agriculture and from stormwater runoff in Maryland.

Summer 2014 Grants

Chesapeake Bay Program

$80,000

College Park, MD

www.maryland.sierraclub.org

In support of the water resources policy project to advance Chesapeake Bay restoration.

Summer 2013 Grants

Chesapeake Bay Program

$65,000

College Park, MD

www.maryland.sierraclub.org

For the “Water Resources Project”.  The Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club will mobilize citizens and advocate for accountability, credibility, and high standards in all components of Watershed Implementation Plan implementation at the state and local level.

Summer 2012 Grants

Chesapeake Bay Program

$65,000

College Park, MD

www.maryland.sierraclub.org

project support for work to increase accountability and enforcement of Maryland’s Watershed Implementation Plan at the state and local level (specifically Talbot, Prince George’s, and Charles counties), and continue to invest deeply in volunteer leaders to empower Sierra Club activists on WIP issues.

Summer 2011 Grants

Preserving Our Natural Heritage: Mid Atlantic Land Estuaries and Coastal Bays

$50,000

College Park, MD
www.maryland.sierraclub.org

for new Water Resources Project to support the Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan process through citizen engagement and activism.

Spring 2010 Grants

Promoting Policies and Practices for Sustainability

$30,000

College Park, MD
www.maryland.sierraclub.org

for the Cool Cities campaign on the Eastern Shore to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.