Solid Waste Management Grants in Michigan

PROGRAM STATUS:

Closed

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Next Application Window is from October 1st - December 31st each year.

What does this program do?

This program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites.

Who may apply?

  • Most state and local governmental entities
  • Nonprofits
  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Academic institutions

All applicants must have:

  • Proven ability, background or experience to successfully complete a project similar to the one proposed
  • Legal authority and capacity to provide technical assistance or training

What is an eligible area?

Rural areas and towns with a population of 10,000 or less -- check eligible addresses

Special consideration may be given for projects serving:

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

What may the funds be used for?

  • Evaluate current landfill conditions to identify threats to water resources.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to enhance the operation and maintenance of active landfills.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to help communities reduce the amount of solid waste coming into a landfill.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to prepare for closure and future use of a landfill site.

These grants may not be used to:

  • Duplicate current services, replace or substitute support previously provided, i.e., service already rendered by a consultant in developing a project.
  • Duplicate assistance provided by the U.S. Forest Service.
  • Pay for capital assets, real estate or vehicles
  • Pay for construction, operation or maintenance
  • Improve or renovate office space or repair or maintain private property
  • See 7 CFR 1775.5 for a complete list.

Are there terms for grants?

  • This is a nationally competitive grant.
  • Projects should be completed within 12 months.
  • Grants are subject to the availability of funds.

Are matching funds required?

Matching funds are not required for this grant, however, applicant and in-kind contributions are recommended.

Who currently participates in this program?

How do we get started?

Who can answer questions?

Contact the solid waste grant manager in the RD National Office at (352) 363-0550

What governs this program?

  • Code of Federal Regulations 7 CFR 1775 Subpart D
  • Section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act

Why does USDA Rural Development do this?

This program helps small communities and utilities better manage solid waste disposal.

NOTE: Program details may change over time. Before you begin an application, please confirm you have the most current information by contacting a program specialist in your local RD office for assistance, or consult the Program Instructions listed in the section above titled "What Governs this Program?"

FY 2020 Technical Assistance and Training and Solid Waste Management Grant Programs Application Guide |  PDF
 

There are no other additional requirements at the national level. If there are additional state-specific requirements they will be listed above.

There are currently no events scheduled.

USDA RD State Office
3001 Coolidge Rd.
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East Lansing, MI 48823
517-324-5190 | Fax 855-813-7741

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State Director

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517-324-5204

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517-324-5156

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Gladstone Area Office
2003 Minneapolis Ave.
Gladstone, MI 49783
906-428-1060 Ext. 4

Sault Ste. Marie Office
2847 Ashmun
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
906-632-9611 Ext. 4

Traverse City Area Office
1501 Cass St., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-941-0951 Ext. 4

West Branch Office
240 W. Wright St.
West Branch, MI 48661
989-345-5470 Ext. 4

Caro Area Office
1075 Cleaver Rd.
Caro, MI 48723
989-673-8173 Ext. 6

Grand Rapids Area Office
3260 Eagle Park Dr., Suite 107
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616-942-4111 Ext. 6

Paw Paw Office
1035 East Michigan Ave., Suite A
Paw Paw, MI 49079
269-657-7055 Ext. 4

Mason Area Office
525 N. Okemos St., Suite B
Mason, MI 48854
517-676-4644 Ext. 4

Flint Office
1525 North Elms Rd.
Flint, MI 48532
810-230-8766 Ext. 4