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Grants to California Agencies for Waste
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California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Deadline Date:

06/30/21 11:59 PM


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Grants to California government agencies for waste collection and recycling programs. Funding is intended to support public education activities to inform the public of the location of recycling facilities; recycling and collection of oil filters and used oil; and mitigation of used oil in stormwater runoff.

For information about eligible costs and expenditures, see page 16 of the Grant Guidelines document in Supporting Documents below. 

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GrantWatch ID#: 134921

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Per Capita Funding
- Payments are calculated per capita using the Department of Finance's population statistics.
- Small jurisdictions will be provided a minimum award of $5,000 for cities and $10,000 for counties.
- Jurisdictions may also apply regionally and pool their funds.

Term of Contract:

- The term is 24 months and funds must be expended or returned to CalRecycle as described in the Unspent Funds section of the Guidelines in Supporting Documents, below.
- Funding will be available for expenditure for the new cycle on July 1, 2021, and be available for expenditure through June 30, 2023.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are limited to local governments, which are defined in statute as "any chartered or general law city, chartered or general law county, or any city and county." CalRecycle may make a payment to another entity that will implement the program on behalf of a local government (in lieu of making a payment to that local government) with the agreement of that local government.

To be eligible to apply for a payment under this program, applicants must:
- Have either one certified used oil collection center per 100,000 residents and/or a curbside collection program that includes used oil/used oil filter collection at least monthly.
- Have a public education component (in their program) that informs the public of locally available used oil/used oil filter collection/recycling opportunities.
- Accept the terms set out in the OPP Cycle 11 Guidelines (See Supporting Documents below) and be in compliance with the program provisions described in PRC section 48690 et seq., notably PRC sections 48674, 48690, and 48691.

For more information about eligibility, see page 5 of the Grant Guidelines document in Supporting Documents below.

For information about ineligible costs, see page 19 of the Grant Guidelines document in Supporting Documents below.

Pre-Application Information:

- June 30, 2021: Application Due Date - Applications must be submitted in LoGOPP by 11:59 p.m. on this date. Customer service will be available until 4:00 p.m.
- July 29, 2021: Secondary Due Date - Resolution - If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be uploaded in LoGOPP by this date.
- Spring 2022: Payments Awarded
- July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2023: Performance Period
- August 15, 2022 and August 15, 2023: Annual Report Due Dates

First-time users of the LoGOPP system must:
1. Obtain a CalRecycle WebPass at Note: Those who previously obtained a WebPass for a CalRecycle system (i.e., Local Government Information Center (LoGIC), E-Waste, BGR, etc.) do not need to obtain a new WebPass.
2. Request "access" to the system by sending an e-mail to their Program Advisor after obtaining their WebPass.

Customer service will only be provided until 4:00 p.m. on the application due date.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Local Government Oil Payment Program (LoGOPP):

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Natalie Gandolfo at (916) 341-6809, or Maria Elena Kennedy at (916) 341-6228 or send an e-mail to

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