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.
Deadline: June 30, 2017
The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship, for $2,500, focuses on supporting undergraduate through PhD students, from a college or university in the United States, conducting research and education in the fields of composting and compost use.
Deadline: July 2017
Intended to to fund projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as create jobs. Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials.
Deadline: August 2017
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.
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).
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.
Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.
Deadline: January 6, 2018
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.
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.
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).
Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.
Deadline: Rolling application is open
A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs.
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.