Solid Waste Management Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Deadline Passed 12/31/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. Funds may be used to: Evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the maintenance and operation of active landfills in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to help associations reduce the solid waste stream; and provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills in rural areas which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development/implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements. 

Category: 
water resources, landfill conditions, technical assistance, solid waste management
Funding Amount: 
up to $1,000,000
Matching Funds: 
No
Eligibility: 
An organization is eligible to receive a SWM grant if it is a federally acknowledged or State-recognized Native American tribe or group
Contact Information: 
Lavonda Pernell Community Programs Specialist Phone 202-720-9635