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One of CAFR's key functions is to inform our membership of grant opportunities across the state. If you are aware of a recycling-related grant that should be listed here, please send the information to Amy Randell.

Grant Deadlines

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant

Deadline: November 17, 2017
Supports recycling in eligible communities by providing bins to expand recycling opportunities in public spaces.

Grants for Regional and Municipal Studies to Optimize Waste Diversion

Deadline: December 13, 2017
CDPHE is now accepting proposals from qualified applicants to complete regional or municipal studies within the State of Colorado that will identify existing waste diversion activities in a defined study area, suggest ways to coordinate those activities to maximize economic efficiencies, and establish goals that will guide future efforts to minimize the amount of waste sent to area landfills.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Deadline: November 17, 2017
Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

Great American Can Roundup School Challenge

Deadline: November 15, 2017
The Can Manufacturers Institute will award $1,000 to the school in each state that recycles the most aluminum beverage cans per student between America Recycles Day (Nov. 15) and Earth Day (April 22).

PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact Fund

Deadline: December 19
Up to $10,000 to start an impactful sustainability program on campus.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2017
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

Cart-based Curbside Recycling Collection Grant

Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 6, 2018
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Colorado Climate Fund Climate & Community Benefit Projects

CCF is looking specifically for Colorado-based organizations that address areas around social and economic equity in addition to environmental conservation, while preferably having an element of carbon reduction included.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: 2017
Projects that will be funded are those that clearly demonstrate how using P2 concepts, tools or techniques can significantly reduce or eliminate pollution across environmental media (air, water or land).

Green Up Our Schools

Deadline: Rolling application is open
A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs.

SBDC Advanced

Deadline: Ongoing
A business development program focused on helping Colorado companies grow by providing custom-fit market research and corporate-level tools that might otherwise be out of reach for small to mid-sized businesses.

Crush It Crusade Grant

Deadline: Rolling
This grant program provides ZeroHero recycling tents, training on sustainable waste management and enough funds to get your recycling program rolling.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2018
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.