Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and Recycling Public Advisory Council (RPAC)
07/12/19 4:00 PM Receipt
Grants to Delaware nonprofits, schools, municipalities, and for-profit organizations for recycling initiatives and activities. Priority is given to educational school trips, reduction of food waste, and other competitive programs. Collaboration and creativity are strongly encouraged.
School Field Trip Program: Funding for drivers and buses to take all students/classes from a single grade level from every school in Delaware to the Delaware Solid Waste Authority (DSWA) Education Center. This program is open to any public or non-public school within Delaware. Total Funding: $80,000
Food Waste Reduction Initiatives Program: Projects within this category must be directed at ways to help the industry reduce the amount of food waste going to landfills currently in Delaware. Collaborative projects between industry participants is highly encouraged. Total Funding: $100,000
Open/Competitive Programs: This category is focused on projects in the following five key areas that the Recycling Public Advisory Council has identified as important. Total Funding: $210,000
- Data Analytics
- Economic/Recycling Markets Study
- Behavior Change
- Municipal/County Government
- Capital equipment costs;
- Education and outreach costs;
- Research studies conducted by qualified investigators from which conclusions on the effectiveness of Universal Recycling programs can be drawn and recommendations made that will contribute to achieving the diversion goals established in 7 Del. C. §6056;
- Training costs.
Additional Details on Program Areas:
Low-interest loans are possible through this program. For more information:
GrantWatch ID#: 150836
School Field Trip Program: Up to $500 per driver/bus necessary for a field trip
Projects are expected to initiate on January 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit application materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If an applicant is unable to email the application package, the original application package may be mailed or hand delivered to:
DNREC – SHWMS
Recycling Grants & Loan Program
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901
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