SWM Grant Program 2015

The summary for the SWM Grant Program 2015 grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Utilities Programs, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
SWM Grant Program 2015: 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. 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.
Federal Grant Title: SWM Grant Program 2015
Federal Agency Name: Utilities Programs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SWMFY2015
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.762
CFDA Descriptions: Solid Waste Management Grants
Current Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2014
Posted Date: October 1st, 2014
Creation Date: Sep 30, 2014
Archive Date: Jan 30, 2015
Total Program Funding: $3,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
The Solid Waste Management (SWM) Grant Program has been established to assist communities through free technical assistance and/or training provided by the grant recipients. Qualified organizations will receive SWM grant funds to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources in rural areas, and improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
An organization is eligible to receive a SWM grant if it:

a. Is a private, non-profit organization that has tax-exempt status from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS);

b. Is a Public body;

c. Is a federally acknowledged or State-recognized Native American tribe or group;

d. Is an Academic institution;

e. Is legally established and located within one of the following:

� a state within the United States
� the District of Columbia
� the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
� a United States territory

f. Has the legal capacity and authority to carry out the grant purpose;

g. Has a proven record of successfully providing technical assistance and/or training to rural areas;

h. Has capitalization acceptable to the Agency, and is composed of at least 51 percent of the outstanding interest or membership being citizens of the United States or individuals who reside in the United States after being legally admitted for permanent residence;

i. Has no delinquent debt to the Federal Government or no outstanding judgments to repay a Federal debt;

j. Demonstrates that it possesses the financial, technical, and managerial capability to comply with Federal and State laws and requirements.

k. Contracts with a nonaffiliated organization for not more than 49 percent of the grant to provide the proposed assistance.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
SWM Website Page
Grant Announcement Contact
LaVonda Pernell Community Program Specialist Phone 202-720-9635
Government Address

Utilities Programs 202.690.1078
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