How to Get Funding for Your Project

PhotoUnfortunately, no one has yet discovered how to grow money on trees (what a project that would be!) but finding and applying for grants does not have to be a daunting task. You simply have to know where to look and how to write a solid grant application. Grant funding can come from federal, foundation, state, local, corporate, and private sources. In Maryland and D.C., The Chesapeake Bay Trust offers eight individual grant programs including a mini-grants program with a very user-friendly application. Remember: students should be involved in every step of project development, including the grant-writing process. In fact, many grantors encourage student involvement and may look more favorably on a proposal if students have played an active part in developing it.

•  Funding Resources: Local, regional & national
•  Grant Writing Tips & Helpful Forms


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