Healthy Waters Round Table Hosts Grant Writing Workshop For Eastern Shore Local Officials

The supporting partners of the Healthy Waters Round Table are hosting a grant writing workshop for Eastern Shore local government representatives on June 21 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Chesapeake College Higher Education Center, Wye Mills, MD 21679. From the workshop’s event page:

Sponsored by the Healthy Waters Round Table supporting partners, this event will provide participants the opportunity to learn from a grantwriting expert the components that create a successful grant. Topics include determining and gathering vital information; concisely conveying your project; and creating a complete budget.Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with grantors from several organizations.

Thank you to the support of Town Creek Foundation, this event is free of charge. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

The Healthy Waters Initiative works with Eastern Shore local governments to address their water quality and stormwater treatment goals under the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and their local TMDLs. The Initiative is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, and University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension. The group initially held a roundtable discussion at the MACo Summer Conference in August of 2015. After four subsequent meetings, the group released an action plan outlining several key areas that Eastern Shore jurisdictions should focus on to meet water quality goals.

For further information about the workshop or the Healthy Waters Round Table, please contact Nancy Nunn at the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology (410.827.8056 or nnunn@umd.edu).

Useful Links

Register for Healthy Waters Grant Writing Workshop

Healthy Waters Action Plan

Prior Conduit Street Coverage of Healthy Waters Round Table

The Healthy Waters Round Table will be holding its next meeting at MACo’s 2016 Summer conference.

Learn more about MACo’s Summer Conference:

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