Chesapeake Bay Financial Assistance program

Quick Facts

Due DateMarch 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award Amount$ 10,000 - $ 125,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Program Description

The National Park Service, Chesapeake Bay Office is accepting project proposals from Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Trail partners for financial assistance awards. Public water access site development projects that advance the development of designated Gateways water trails, the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, and/or the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail are the funding priority for fiscal year 2014.Projects must occur within the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Funding requests may range from $10,000 to $125,000; and there must be an equal (1:1) or greater non-Federal match. Applicants for NPS Chesapeake Bay financial assistance awards must be either a non-profit organization (qualified as such under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code) or a state or local government. Applications must be submitted by 3:00 pm on Friday April 11, 2014. Potential project applicants are strongly encouraged to contact NPS staff to discuss the proposed project in advance of sumbitting an application.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberCHBA201401
Funding Opportunity TitleChesapeake Bay Financial Assistance program
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards10
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateFebruary 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMarch 26, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Archive DateMarch 27, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 500,000
Award Amount$ 10,000 - $ 125,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.930 - Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information WebsiteNot Available
ContactOffice: National Park Service
Peggy Wall
Administrative Officer
Phone 410-260-2473
office email

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