A pair of ospreys nest near the Chesapeake Bay. Photo by Bob QuinnOspreys nest near the Chesapeake Bay. Photo by Bob Quinn

Personal Fundraising

Become a BayRaiser! Create your own web page to raise funds for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Have you ever asked friends to make donations to a favorite charity in lieu of a wrapped gift? Are you looking for a creative way to help save the Bay? It's easy with the BayRaiser program!

Choose from several different templates that are perfect for any occasion!

Here are a few suggested events or occasions for which you can create a BayRaiser fundraising page:

  • Family celebrations and personal milestones (e.g. weddings, graduations, birthdays, bar mitzvahs, housewarming, etc.)
  • Events in which you are already participating (e.g. triathlons, marathons, motorcycle rides, kayaking races, etc,)
  • Remembering a loved one with a special memorial web page
  • Starting a simple fundraising effort among friends, colleagues or classmates

All donations to your BayRaiser page are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. 

Get Started Now!

Sample BayRaiser Page

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