Bids & Proposals

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation will list requests for qualifications and proposals on this website for its competitive bid process. If you are interested in a qualification or bid process please read the appropriate project documents for process instructions.

All awards will be posted on the Awarded Bids web page. Any general questions may be directed to McKenzie Scott at [email protected].

Current Requests for Qualifications, Bids, and Proposals

  • Port Isobel Island Education Center Solar Electric System

    Status: Current
    Date Posted: September 7, 2023
    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is seeking a solar contractor to install an estimated 15 kW solar system at our Port Isobel Island Education Center. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation owns and operates an island education center in the Tangier sound adjacent to Tangier Island. All materials must be brought to and from Crisfield, MD. The boat ride from Crisfield to Port Isobel Island is around 45 minutes. CBF will provide a captain and 40ft coast guard certified vessel for transportation. A site visit can be arranged upon request. We expect the project to be completed between December 15th 2023 and March 15th 2024.
    Date Due: October 16, 2023, 5:00pm, EDT
    Contact: Dominic DiMarco
    E-mail Subject Line: "CBF RFP Port Isobel Solar"

    Supporting Documents

  • Maryland Contract Lobbyist FY24

    Status: Current
    Date Posted: September 1, 2023
    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is seeking the services of a professional lobbyist that focuses on environmental issues and other public interest issues in the Maryland General Assembly for a year-long contract. Lobby on behalf of CBF in the MD General Assembly and with the Administration on the policy issues identified by CBF. This will include efforts during both the upcoming 2024 Regular General Assembly Session and any “Special Sessions” that follow. The lobbyist will be responsible for assisting with strategy decisions and with advancing the legislative and policy agenda of the organization.
    Date Due: September 30, 2023, 5:00pm, EDT
    Contact: Karrie Frostbutter
    E-mail Subject Line: "CBF RFP Maryland Contract Lobbyist"

    Supporting Documents

  • Construction of Diesel Electric Hybrid Vessel

    Status: Current
    Date Posted: August 30, 2023
    Proposal for construction of a 57‘ aluminum power catamaran, diesel/ electric hybrid, passenger vessel, to operate in the Chesapeake Bay region. To be built as a Coast Guard Inspected subchapter T vessel. Built as designed by Incat Crowther of Lafayette, LA.
    Date Due: October 6, 2023, 5:00pm, EDT
    Contact: Andrew Wood
    E-mail Subject Line: "CBF RFP Diesel Electric Hybrid Vessel"

    Supporting Documents

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