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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

Recycling Rebates Program for Free Public Recycling Drop-off Sites

Deadline: August 31, 2015
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

RREO Funding Opportunity for Regional Planning Studies

Deadline: September 18, 2015
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is now accepting proposals for regional planning studies that examine how existing waste diversion activities in a defined region can be better coordinated with the intent to maximize waste diversion in the future.

Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program

Deadline: September 25, 2015
Infrastructure grants are open to Colorado research universities, federal labs located within the state, other labs with valid technology transfer offices and companies commercializing innovative technologies.

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.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: January 8, 2016
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

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.

Colorado Collaboration Award

Deadline: March 2016
$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.

Public Park Recycling Grant

Deadline: March 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.

Source Reduction Assistance

Deadline: April 2016
Help fund environmental projects that reduce or eliminate pollution at the source.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: May 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).