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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

Supplemental Environmental Project (Weld County)

Deadline: April 10, 2018
For projects that provide environmental or public health benefits in Weld County. Approximately two to five projects will be funded. Funding requests must be greater than $200,000 and may not exceed $500,000.

Improving Conditions of Community Health in Jeffco

Deadline: April 26, 2018
To support nonprofit organizations/government entities providing services or support to Jefferson County residents such as improvements to environmental conditions.

Recycling Cart Grant

Deadline: Open call for applications
For upgrades to cart-based curbside recycling collection.

The Denver Foundation Environmental Affinity Group

Deadline: April 27, 2018
The EAG supports environmental and conservation organizations that are using an inclusive approach to educate communities, reach new audiences, and encourage action on climate change.

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Deadline: June 2018
The Foundation seeks to support scientific research related to sustainable solid waste management practices.

Recycling Rebates Program

Deadline: August 2018
Accepts applications for recycling rebate monies in the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund.

Solidwaste Management Grant Program

Deadline: December 31, 2018
The purpose of the Solid Waste Management Grant Program includes providing technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream.

Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: 2017
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).

Green Up Our Schools

Deadline: Rolling application is open
A grant program that supports elementary school waste reduction & recycling programs.

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 Space Recycling Bin Grant

Deadline: 2018
Supports recycling in eligible communities by providing bins to expand recycling opportunities in public spaces.

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grants

Deadline: 2018
Funding for alternative fueling infrastructure and alternative fuel vehicles, cover 80% of the conversion costs to switch to natural gas.

Great American Can Roundup School Challenge

Deadline: 2018
The Can Manufacturers Institute will award $1,000 to the school in each state that recycles the most aluminum beverage cans per student between America Recycles Day (Nov. 15) and Earth Day (April 22).

Crush It Crusade Grant

Deadline: Rolling
This grant program provides ZeroHero recycling tents, training on sustainable waste management and enough funds to get your recycling program rolling.