Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) is now an approved National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Technical Assistance Provider. This means MRC provides technical support, manages projects, and submits and manages grants on behalf of beneficiaries. A partnership with MRC provides beneficiaries with increased access to funds, technical expertise, and project management skills, eliminating the responsibilities and time associated with grant management. In 2015 alone, NFWF awarded approximately $11.5 million in grants though the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund. This grant money supported projects in agricultural conservation, restoration and community stewardship, and stormwater management: MRC is able to provide technical assistance in all of these priority areas.
Who can be a beneficiary of MRC’s technical assistance?
- Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations
- Local governments (including soil and water conservation districts)
- Municipal governments
- Native American tribes
What kinds of projects can MRC provide technical assistance for?
- Manage, from conception to completion, agricultural conservation projects
- Conduct watershed assessments
- Analyze models to target conservation, restoration, and stormwater projects
- Incorporate citizen-based monitoring data into restoration projects
- Incorporate environmental education into restoration projects
For more information, or to discuss technical assistance opportunities, please contact Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy at 443-385-0511 or firstname.lastname@example.org.