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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

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Deadline: September 11, 2014
EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for awards up to $100,000 to demonstrate proof of concept in one of the following topic areas: air and climate, manufacturing, toxic chemicals, water, building materials, food waste, and homeland security.

EPA Environmental Education Grants

Deadline: Fall 2014
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.

People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Program

Deadline: November 2014
A unique college competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2014
The objectives of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program are to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources in rural areas and improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.

CAN’d Aid & Ball Foundation’s Recycling Grant

Deadline: Applications accepted through the end of 2014
Available for communities, organizations and individuals interested in starting sustainable recycling programs. CAN’d Aid will provide seed money and equipment.

Colorado Waste Tire Program Recycling Incentive Grants

Deadline: Delayed until further notice
Funds may be available to counties, municipalities, special districts (including school districts), and state agencies, as a financial incentive to purchase products containing recycled or reused Colorado waste tires on a reimbursement basis.

Research Grant Opportunity, Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 8, 2014
Researchers are invited to submit proposals on solid waste management issues contained in EREF’s Strategic Research Plan or on educational projects.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: February 2015
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

KAB Recycling Park Bin Grant

Deadline: February 2015
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.

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund Grants Program

Deadline: March 2015
Intended to fund implementation projects that promote economic development through the productive management of recyclable materials that would otherwise be treated as discards.

Recycling Bin Grant Program

Deadline: March 2015
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.

Source Reduction Assistance

Deadline: March 2015
Help fund environmental projects that reduce or eliminate pollution at the source.

Colorado Collaboration Award

Deadline: March 2015
$50,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for excellence and innovation.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: March 2015
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).

NEHA Excellence in Sustainability Award

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Recognizes any organization, business, association, individual, or NEHA member who is leading sustainable practices in areas such as energy consumption, water use, waste management, land use, and the built environment.