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BIL Provision: Geographic Programs – Chesapeake Bay Program

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Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Private Sector
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Education and Workforce Development, Environmental Clean-up, Other Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


The Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program awards competitive grants and cooperative agreements to States, Tribal and local governments, non-governmental organizations, interstate agencies and academic institutions to reduce and prevent pollution and to improve the living resources in the Chesapeake Bay. Grants are awarded for implementation projects, as well as for technical assistance, monitoring, environmental education, and other related activities. The Environmental Protection Agency’s funding priority is to achieve the goals and objectives established in the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement through the implementation of the management strategies.

Eligible Uses: Ecosystem and wetland restoration, storm water treatment and control, nature-based infrastructure, community resilience, resilient shorelines, and environmental education.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
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Limit per Applicant:
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