Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grants for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Deadline passed. Latest deadline: April 4, 2023. SWIFR Grants for Tribes and Intertribal Consortia will provide funds for tribes and intertribal consortia to develop or update plans focused on encouraging environmentally sound post-consumer materials management; establish, increase, or expand materials management infrastructure, utilize funds for equipment and construction related costs as part of their implementation plans, and identify, establish, or improve end-markets for the use of recycled materials.  Materials and waste streams within scope of this funding opportunity include: municipal solid waste, including plastics, organics, paper, metal, glass, etc. and construction and demolition debris. In addition, materials and waste streams considered include the management pathways of source reduction, reuse, sending materials to material recovery facilities, composting, industrial uses (e.g., rendering, anaerobic digestion), and feeding animals. Apply here.

Category: 
waste management, food waste, waste diversion, recycling, composting, public health, BIL
Funding Amount: 
Up to $1,500,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
federally recognized tribes, including Alaskan Native Villages as defined in Public Law 92-203, and former Indian reservations in Oklahoma, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. Intertribal consortia, consistent with the requirements in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 35.504(a) are also eligible to apply
Contact Information: 
Chris Carusiello and Kristina Torres U.S. EPA Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (MC 5306P) 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20460 Phone: 202-566-0278 SWIFRTribal@epa.gov