Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund: Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Grants


Support Agency:

Environmental Protection Agency

Program Contact:

NFWF Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund

1133 Fifteenth Street., N.W., Ste 100
Washington, DC 20005

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A partnership between the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program to promote innovative, cost effective, and sustainable approaches to dramatically reduce or eliminate nutrient and sediment pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Support Type:


Available Funding:


Funding Range:

$500,000 to $1 million. The grant requires a 1:1 match in contributions equal to the amount of the grant request.

Restoration Activity:

Demonstrations of innovative technologies, conservation practices and Best Management Practices (BMPs) that have the potential to significantly reduce excess nutrient loads. Demonstrations, within targeted small watersheds, of the most effective and efficient strategies for implementing nutrient load reductions contained in state Tributary Strategies.


Non-profits, local governments, community groups.

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