The Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Grant Program is a partnership between the Trust, the Anne Arundel County Bureau of Watershed Protection and Restoration, and the City of Annapolis. This award program aims to improve water quality in the County’s local streams and waterways, as called for in the County’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit and County and City of Annapolis’ Stormwater Management Inventory and Watershed Improvement Plan, which require reductions in storm flow volume and pollutants entering the County’s waterways.
Donor Name: Chesapeake Bay Trust
County: Anne Arundel County (MD)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/28/2022
Size of the Grant:$15,000 to $300,000
The Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Grant Program encourages on the-ground watershed restoration activities that reduce the amount of stormwater flowing into local waterways, that treat and filter pollutants from impervious surfaces, and that engage residents in the restoration and protection of the local rivers and streams.
$15,000 to $300,000.
Eligible Project Locations and Types
This program funds projects in Anne Arundel County, Maryland (County and City of Annapolis properties).
- Restoration implementation/construction projects are eligible in both the County and City.
- Restoration design and watershed planning projects are eligible in the City of Annapolis.
Applications must include at least one partner that represents a stakeholder group based in Anne Arundel County. With the exception of City of Annapolis homeowners or community associations, all applicants must be certified 501(c) non-profit organizations. Examples of applicant types include but are not limited to:
- 501(c) registered local watershed groups
- 501(c) registered Service, Youth, and Civic groups
- 501(c) registered Faith-based organizations
- 501(c) registered Community associations and homeowners’ associations throughout Anne Arundel County
The Trust is committed to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in its award-making and environmental work. As a result, the Trust strongly encourages applications directly from underrepresented groups, and for projects that increase awareness and participation of communities that are traditionally underrepresented, such as communities of color.
For more information, visit Watershed Restoration.