News & Updates

2021 Community Grants RFP

The 2021 Community Grants RFP is available here. The deadline to apply is 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 25, 2021.

December 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CBEP 2020 Annual Report Available

Check out all the good work the Partnership accomplished in 2020!







December 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Five projects awarded Maine coastal resilience innovation grants totaling $152K

Another Mainebiz story, this time on Coastal Community Grant awards. CBEP is one of many partners that is working with the Town of Phippsburg, one of the awardees. Read the story here.

September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Portland Water District, nonprofits get $8M in federal funding for Sebago Lake conservation

Sebago Lake Watershed. Mainebiz has a story on an exciting announcement for the Sebago Lake Watershed. Read about it here.

September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

$650K EPA grant to help keep Casco Bay clean

August 8, 2020. The University of Southern Maine, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and others will help sustain Casco Bay for decades with EPA grant. News Center Maine reports.

August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Digital & Distance Learning Grants RFP Available

Portland, ME: CBEP is offering a small grants program for creative tools for digital and distance learning for school educators, non-profit environmental educators, science communicators & others. Here is the RFP

August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

‘A win for everybody:’ Waterfront interests align on dredging of Portland Harbor

The June 24, 2020 Portland Phoenix story is here.

June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

As sea levels rise, land trust puts marshes on spending list for capital campaign

June 15, 2020. Maine Biz article referencing a Freeport Conservation Trust project.

June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

NEP Coastal Watersheds Grant Program 2020 Request for Proposals

The National Estuary Program (NEP) Coastal Watersheds Grant (CWG) Program is a newly created, nationally competitive grants program designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. Restore America‚Äôs Estuaries will be administering the NEP CWG Program in cooperation […]

May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Request for Applications – Maine DEP

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) – Grants for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects Watershed-based Plan Implementation. DEP is inviting applications for projects to help communities implement nine-element watershed-based plans to restore NPS-impaired water bodies or protect waters threatened by NPS […]

March 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|