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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

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: June 1, 2016
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Recycling Bin Grant Program

Deadline: June 2016
The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program supports local community recycling programs by providing bins to selected grant recipients for the collection of beverage container recyclables in public settings.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: June 6, 2016
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 10, 2016
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, 2016
OEDIT offers four types of grants and two global business programs.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2016
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

Great American Can Roundup School Challenge

Deadline: November 15, 2016
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.

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.

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.