National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants Program

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The Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants (SWG) Program provides grants of $20,000 to $200,000 to organizations and local governments working on a local level to implement protects that improve small watersheds in the Chesapeake Bay basin, while building citizen-based resource stewardship. The program also provides small grants for project planning and design. This program is funded by EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office, as well as by NOAA Fisheries, USDA Forest Service, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and other sponsors.

The RFP for the 2009 Small Watershed Grants Program is now live on the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation website, at, where you will find information about the program, how to apply, and a link for the webinar we will conduct on Monday, March 16 at 12 noon. The webinar will provide guidance on how to prepare competitive applications for the CBSWG Program, as well as information about NFWF’s new Easy Grants online application system.

For more information about how to apply via Easy Grants, please go to

To start an application go to

applications are due May 1, 2009.

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