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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

Waste Tire Innovative Market Development Grant Program

Deadline: November 30, 2016
Funds to assist in the development and expansion of waste tire markets in Colorado. Projects should be innovative with the potential of expanding tire-derived product markets in Colorado and regionally.

RREO: End-Market Development for Colorado’s Recycling Industry

Deadline: December 12, 2016
This solicitation is focused on creating new markets for recyclable materials and expanding existing markets for products made with recycled content.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

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

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2016
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

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.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 6, 2017
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: February 2017
To stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production.

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund Grants Program

Deadline: March 2017
Intended to fund implementation projects that promote economic development through the productive management of recyclable materials that would otherwise be treated as discards.

EPA Environmental Education Grants

Deadline: April 2017
The program works to engage communities across the country through a wide variety of educational projects that have a lasting impact on people’s health by facilitating environmental stewardship.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: June 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).

Public Park Recycling Grant

Deadline: June 2017
This grant provides durable, permanent recycling bins from a menu of options and grant recipients will have the bins shipped to their location with all expenses paid.

Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Programs

Deadline: July 1, 2017
OEDIT offers four types of grants and two global business programs.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2017
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

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).

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.