Solid Waste Management Grants

Application Period: October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019

NOTICE: A webinar for potential applicants will be held on November 6, 2019, from 2:00-3:00 pm EST.  We will discuss the application process and scoring criteria.  Anyone who plans to submit an application for a Solid Waste Management Grant or Technical Assistance and Training Grant should plan to attend.  Webinar access information will be posted at this location no later than 24 hours prior to the webinar.

This program focuses on reducing and eliminating  pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites.

People who may apply on this grant are:

Most state and local governmental entities
Federally recognized tribes
Academic institutions

All applicants must have:

Proven ability, background or experience to successfully complete a project similar to the one proposed
Legal authority and capacity to provide technical assistance or training

What may the funds be used for?

Evaluate current landfill conditions to identify threats to water resources.
Provide technical assistance or training to enhance the operation and maintenance of active landfills.
Provide technical assistance or training to help communities reduce the amount of solid waste coming into a landfill.
Provide technical assistance or training to prepare for closure and future use of a landfill site.

Funds: $25000