Funding Opportunities 

For grant opportunities, fellowships, awards and special requests, check out the Governor's Grants Office website, the awards and fellowships page on the Enterprise Community Partners website, the local requests for proposals page on the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers website, and


The following program have open deadlines.



  • Chesapeake Bay Trust Grant Programs

Application deadline:  see individual program requirements


The Trust's grant-making strategies are shaped by three core objectives; environmental education, demonstration-based restoration, and community engagement.  We look to these objectives as basic touchstones for developing our grant programs, engaging new partners, and communicating about our work. To support these objectives, the Trust currently makes awards through ten grant programs. For more information...


  Green Affordable Housing Preservation Fund

Application deadline:  none


The National Housing Trust Community Development Fund provides below market loans to affordable housing developers who seek to incorporate green building techniques when rehabilitating existing affordable housing. Under this program, a portion of the loan will be forgiven when the developer demonstrates that they have incorporated practical, environmentally friendly design elements in the property's rehabilitation plan. For more information... 


 Maryland Small Grants Program

Application deadline:  none 


The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has implemented the Maryland Small Grants Program, for nonprofits seeking general operating grants of up to $50,000 a year for two years. All that's required is a simple, five-page proposal, and The Weinberg Foundation will quickly review and respond. In most cases it takes only 50 days to go from "Our application is enclosed" to "Your check is in the mail."  For more information...