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Have a grant to share?

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

Colorado Collaboration Award

Deadline: March 13, 2015
$50,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for excellence and innovation.

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.

Grants to Boost Post-Consumer EPS Recycling

Deadline: March 16, 2015
To help fund infrastructure for the collection, processing and marketing of products made from polystyrene foam.

Public Park Recycling Grant

Deadline: March 20, 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.

Source Reduction Assistance

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

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).

Recycling Partnership

Deadline: April 15, 2015
For counties, municipalities and solid waste authorities seeking to improve their residential curbside recycling infrastructure.

American Apprenticeship Initiative

Deadline: April 30, 2015
This U.S. Department of Labor initiative is intended to provide a catalyst in supporting a uniquely American Apprenticeship system that meets the country's particular economic, industry and workforce needs.

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.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: July 15, 2015
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Recycling Rebates Program

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

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2015
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

EPA Environmental Education Grants

Deadline: February 2016
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.

Conservation Innovation Grants

Deadline: February 2016
To stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production.

Recycling Bin Grant Program

Deadline: February 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.

Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund Grants Program

Deadline: March 2016
Intended to fund implementation projects that promote economic development through the productive management of recyclable materials that would otherwise be treated as discards.