Grants to support rural areas and towns with a population of 10,000 or less (eligible addresses) with special consideration given for project serving: 

  • An area with fewer than 5,500 or fewer than 2,500 people; 
  • Regional, multi-state or national areas; or 
  • Lower-income populations. 

Projects may provide technical assistance or training to help communities reduce the amount of solid waste (note: source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, and construction and demolition debris reduction, reuse and/or recycling projects are eligible) coming into a landfill or specified landfill-related technical assistance. 

Applications Due: December 31, 2021

Eligibility: Public bodies, nonprofits, Federally recognized tribes, and academic institutions meeting grant criteria Funding Available: $4 million nationally with an award ceiling of $1 million

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