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Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility requirements for Solid Waste Management Grants: (for more information refer to 7 CFR 1775 Federal Regulation) § 1775.65 Eligibility. (a) Entities eligible for grants must be either: (1) Private nonprofit organizations with tax exempt status designated by the Internal Revenue Service. A nonprofit organization is defined as any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that: (i) Is operated primarily for scientific, education, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. (ii) Is not organized primarily for profit. (iii) Uses its net proceeds to maintain, improve, and/or expand its operations. (2) Public bodies. (3) Federally acknowledged or Staterecognized Native American tribe or group. (4) Academic institutions. (b) Entities must be legally established and located within a state as defined in § 1775.2. (c) Organizations must be incorporated by December 31 of the year the application period occurs to be eligible for funds. (d) Private businesses, Federal agencies, and individuals are ineligible for these grants. (e) Applicants must also have the proven ability; background; experience, as evidenced by the organizations satisfactory completion of project(s) similar to those proposed; legal authority; and actual capacity to provide technical assistance and/or training on a regional basis to associations as provided in § 1775.63. To meet the requirement of actual capacity, an applicant must either: (1) Have the necessary resources to provide technical assistance and/or training to associations in rural areas through its staff, or (2) Be assisted by an affiliate or member organization which has such background and experience and which agrees, in writing, that it will provide the assistance, or (3) Contract with a nonaffiliated organization for not more than 49 percent of the grant to provide the proposed assistance.
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; - 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. Grant funds may not be used to: Recruit preapplications/applications for any loan and/or grant program including RUS Water and Waste Disposal Loan and/or Grant Program; duplication of current services, replacement or substitution of support previously provided such as those performed by an association's consultant in developing a project; fund political activities; pay for capital assets, the purchase of real estate or vehicles, improve and renovate office space, or repair and maintain privately-owned property; pay for construction or operation and maintenance costs of water and waste facilities; and pay costs incurred prior to the effective date of grants made under this subpart. For further information, please refer to 7 CFR 1775 Federal Regulation.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Water and Environmental Programs Website Address for Solid Waste Management Grants http://www.usda.gov/rus/water/SWMG.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
LaVonda Pernell Loan Specialist Phone 202-720-9635 firstname.lastname@example.org Government Email Address