Stream Health

Funding Opportunities

Go to the links below for a diversity of programs to provide individuals and groups the financial support to protect and restore Maryland’s streams.

  • Chesapeake Bay Trust K-12 Mini Grant Program: The Chesapeake Bay Trust Mini Grant Program supports activities such as Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE), teacher professional development and programs to advance environmental literacy in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams.
  • Explore and Restore Maryland Streams: We are seeking to engage more Maryland students in studying and monitoring streams and conducting stewardship projects to improve the health of our waterways. Through this competitive opportunity, grants are available to school systems and their partners to expand and enrich the "Explore and Restore" program. Grants will support teacher professional development, transportation to field sites, study equipment, action projects and more!
  • Five Star Restoration Challenge Grants: This is a US EPA program to bring together students, conservation corps, other youth groups, citizen groups, corporations, landowners and government agencies to provide environmental education and training through projects that restore wetlands and streams.
  • Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation provides funding opportunities for watershed restoration on both large and small scales.
  • Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education: MAEOE’s website provides links to a variety of funding opportunities for schools and other educators.
  • Planet Connect Student Grants: Planet Connect is offering high school students grants to implement their problem-solving projects and participate in a local internship focused on wildlife conservation.
  • Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grants: Project Learning Tree provides grants for school/community stream restoration projects.