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RREO Mini-Grant Request for Applications

Deadline: June 30, 2021

The purpose of this RFA is to fund projects that lead to new opportunities to divert waste from landfills. The intent of this solicitation is to offer “mini-grants '' through a simplified application process for small-scale projects that meet the goals of the RREO program.

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EPA Region 8 Sustainable Materials Management Grant

Deadline: June 25, 2021

EPA Region 8 (the Region) is accepting applications for funding to improve sustainable materials management in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 28 sovereign tribal nations. The Region estimates awarding approximately $40,000 for one to two cooperative agreements, ranging from $10,000 to $25,000. They are seeking applications that address the national and regional priority of decreasing the environmental impact of materials with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This funding opportunity is designed to solicit projects that increase source reduction (reduce waste in the first place) and decrease materials going to landfills through reuse, and market development. The application deadline is June 25, 2021. More information is available on Grants.gov.

Cooperative Agreements for Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction

Deadline: July 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of up to $2 million for local governments to host Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot projects for fiscal year 2021. The cooperative agreements support projects that develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans and they are part of USDA’s broader efforts to support urban agriculture. USDA’s Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (Office) will accept applications on Grants.gov until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 16, 2021. Projects should span two years with a start date of September 25, 2021 and completion date of September 25, 2023.

Front Range Waste Diversion Grant Program "Zero Waste Ladder" RFA

Deadline: July 13, 2021

The current RFA focuses on advancing community waste diversion in Front Range communities. Eligible applications will range from communities or local institutions taking the first steps of waste audits and initial planning or comprehensive proposals for full program design and policy adoption, to cities with more mature programs applying to increase participation and reduce contamination.

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Green Up Our Schools

Rolling application

A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs. Schools accepted into the program receive $2,000 over 3 years, personalized assistance achieving their goals, and support from our partners and local member schools.

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Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: April 30, 2021

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment requests applications from entities wishing to claim a rebate from the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Program. Please visit the Recycling Rebate website for more information and to access the application.

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Foam Recycling Coalition Grant Program

Deadline: May 28, 2021 (for priority consideration)

Public and private entities in the U.S. and/or Canada that engage in any of the following activities are eligible to apply for the FRC grant:

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Colorado Waste Diversion Grant

Next application period: Spring 2022

The purpose of the program is to fund implementation projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as to create jobs. Projects may focus on waste reduction, recycling, composting, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials.

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Small Manufacturer's AdvantEDGE

Small Manufacturer’s Advantage (SMA) is a partnership program providing integrated support to small manufacturers across Colorado by leveraging the coordination of key strategic organizations such as Manufacturer’s Edge, the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC), the State of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and the World Trade Center (WTC). The result is a unique and powerful synthesis of expertise and resources designed to help Colorado manufacturers succeed across all stages of the organizational life cycle.

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Polypropylene Recycling Grant Program

Deadline: November 30 and March 31

The purpose of the Polypropylene Recycling Grant Program is to facilitate Material Recovery Facility (MRF) processing, sortation and marketing of polypropylene packaging to ensure the widest possible access to polypropylene recycling in community recycling collection programs in the United States.

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Opportunity Zone Capital Accelerator Program

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

OEDIT has opened up applications for a new Opportunity Zone program that provides free consulting services to 10 businesses to help them secure OZ business investment.

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Community Telework Challenge

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

CDOT launched a microgrant (<$5k) program to support statewide work-from-home efforts and nonprofit organizations are eligible.

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Residential Curbside Recycling Cart Grant

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Applications accepted three times a year

Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

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Crush It Crusade Grant

Rolling application

This grant program provides recycling bins, training on sustainable waste management and enough funds to get your recycling program rolling.

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