Grants and Other Funding Sources
- Baltimore County Watershed Restoration Grants
Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management (DEPRM) accepts grant proposals from locally based non-profit watershed associations to increase citizen participation in the county's Stream Watch program and other citizen-based environmental restoration activities that contribute to the overall health of our local watersheds.
- Chesapeake Bay Trust
Volunteers engaged in projects that deal with the protection and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay and its Maryland tributaries, and demonstrating a direct, positive benefit to the Bay, are invited to seek financial support. Call 410-974-2941 email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.chesapeakebaytrust.org
- Global ReLeaf
American Forests is always looking for quality tree-planting projects to be funded by our Global ReLeaf Forests ecosystem restoration program. We are particularly interested in partnering with private and public sector organizations and agencies to plant trees and improve the environment in projects that would otherwise not be feasible. We support projects that plant the right trees in the right places for the right reasons. Our members and supporters are anxious to help us make a difference on the land by funding projects, such as yours.
- “Keep Maryland Beautiful”
The Maryland Environmental Trust's Keep Maryland Beautiful Program, funded in part by the State Highway Administration, presents the Margaret Rosch Jones Award and the Bill James Environmental Grants to volunteer or non-profit groups who do environmental education projects. www.dnr.state.md.us/met/keepmd.html
- Maryland Department of Natural Resources
This state agency provides many partnership opportunities through financial grants, loan, cost share and incentive programs to local governments and landowners. This page will point you in the right direction to find out more about the financial opportunities. Call 410-260-8430 or visit the website at www.dnr.md.gov/grantsandloans/.
- Maryland Urban and Community Forest Committee (MUCFC)
Established in 1992, the MUCFC, is a committee of the MD Forestry Board Foundation composed of concerned private citizens and corporations, businesses and community organizations, and government officials interested in making the natural environment where they live and work healthier, and the quality of life in their communities better, through the planting and care of trees. Contact the MUCFC at the Department of Natural Resources in Annapolis at 410-260-8531. http://www.dnr.state.md.us/forests/programs/urban/grantapp.pdf
- Revitalizing Baltimore
(RB) is a regional partnership strengthening community-based efforts to improve urban natural resources supported by the USDA Forest Service and managed by the Parks & People Foundation in cooperation with the Maryland State Forester.
- Watershed Restoration Grants
Department of Environmental Protection and Resource Management (DEPRM) is accepting grant proposals from locally based non-profit watershed associations to increase citizen participation in the county's Stream Watch program and other citizen-based environmental restoration activities that contribute to the overall health of our local watersheds. http://www.co.ba.md.us/News/2004/december/1215_watershed_grants.html
Contact your local MD DNR Forestry Office