Solid Waste Management Grant Program

The summary for the Solid Waste Management Grant Program 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.
Solid Waste Management Grant Program: Funds may be used to: Evaluating current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the operation and maintenance of active landfills; provide technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream; provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development and 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 applications for the Agency's water and waste loan and/or any loan and/or grant program; duplicate current services, or replace or substitute support normally provided by other means, such as those performed by an association's consultant in developing a project, including feasibility, design, and cost estimates; fund political or lobbying activities; pay for capital assets; purchase real estate or vehicles, improve or renovate office space, or repair and maintain privately owned property; pay the costs for construction, improvement, rehabilitation, modification or operation and maintenance of water, wastewater, and solid waste disposal facilities and pay costs incurred prior to effective date of grants made under 7 CFR 1775.
Federal Grant Title: Solid Waste Management Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Utilities Programs (USDA-RUS)
Grant Categories: Community Development Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SWMFY2020
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.762
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019
Original Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019
Posted Date: October 1st, 2019
Creation Date: October 1st, 2019
Archive Date: January 30th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 2nd, 2019
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 U.S. 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 U.S.; the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; a U.S 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 U.S. or individuals who reside in the U.S. 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 non-affiliated organization for not more than 49 percent of the grant to provide proposed assistance.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
government website
Grant Announcement Contact
PENNY DOUGLAS
Community Programs Specialist
Phone 202-253-0504
Grant Manager
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