Foundation / Corporation
Chesapeake Bay Trust
03/04/21 4:00 PM EST
Opportunity for USA young adults to gain work experience in the field of environmental stewardship. The program provides training, networking, and leadership opportunities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of programs and projects related to the environmental field. Corps Members will be placed with nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.
The purpose of the Corps Program is two‐fold: The first is to enable stipend Corps Members to work with Host Organizations and communities to implement a wide variety of environmental projects and programs including those in the fields of restoration, environmental education, forestry, sustainable agriculture, energy conservation, climate change, and community engagement. The second is to provide leadership and training opportunities for young adults who may pursue environmental and conservation careers. The specific objectives of the Corps are to:
For eligible corps member activities, see https://cbtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/Corps-Member-Application-2021.pdf#page=5.
Diversity Fellowship: There is a Diversity Fellowship opportunity to assist Corps Members with the financial challenge of a stipend year of service in the Corps. The goal of the Diversity Fellowship is to increase access to the Corps allowing more young individuals to make the choice to apply an easier one financially. This added stipend is intended to fund the needs of each selected recipient, such as housing, transportation, utilities, or other necessary expenses.
GrantWatch ID#: 187717
The Chesapeake Bay Trust anticipates placing 35-40 Corps Members. The Diversity Fellowship provides additional funding to 4 Corps Members.
- The individual Corps Member will receive a stipend of $20,000 per year.
- The Diversity Fellowship provides an additional $5,000
Each Corps Member will work full-time (approximately 40 hours a week) at a Host Organization for a period of one year from August 2021 to August 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online - Corps Application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35168
Apply Online: Diversity Fellowship: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35604
Tara Drennan, Senior Program Officer
(410) 974-2941 x102
The Chesapeake Bay Trust
108 Severn Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403
Corps Members will be placed with nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.
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