EPA Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) grants fund innovative source reduction approaches (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal. In keeping with the statutory authorities under this program, SRA grant projects must use one or more of the following technical assistance methods to carry out source reduction/P2 activities: a) research, b) investigation, c) experiments, d) education, e) training, f) studies and/or g) demonstration of innovative techniques.

Category: 
pollution prevention, waste prevention, research, education, training, hazardous materials
Funding Amount: 
$20,000-$260,000 issued over a two-year funding period
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
The fifty states, the District of Columbia, the United States Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, local governments, city or township governments, independent school district governments, state controlled institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations (other than institutions of higher education), nonprofit private institutions of higher education, community-based grassroots organizations, and federally-recognized tribes and intertribal consortia.