U.S. flag An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Solid Waste Management Grants

Open Date:

10/3/2022

Close Date:

12/31/2022

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • General Public
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • Private Sector
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Other Infrastructure, Technical Assistance

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Upcoming Milestones:

Planned application window is expected from October 1 – December 31 each year.

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Overview

Funds may be used to: Evaluate 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.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
Total Amount Available:
$4,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
$1,000,000
Estimated Awards:
40

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Dolores Maratita

Community Programs Specialist

Phone 615-714-8883

Scroll to Top