West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
05/31/19 Postmarked or Delivered
Grants of up to $5,000 to West Virginia local government agencies for litter enforcement and community cleanup activities. Funding is intended to assist municipalities and counties with the implementation and coordination of qualifying litter control programs.
Authorized Uses Of Grant Funds:
5.1. A grantee may use a grant for the initiation, continuation or expansion of a local litter control program.
5.2. Authorized uses of grant funds in an approved local litter control program may include the following:
5.2.a. Enforcement of anti-litter statutes;
5.2.b. Expenses incurred in traveling to Department-sponsored or approved workshops, conferences or other meetings;
5.2.c. Implementation and administration of the approved litter control program;
5.2.d. Implementation of local litter cleanup campaigns;
5.2.e. Public informational and educational programs, such as those which increase public awareness or solicit public support in promoting citizen responsibility toward reducing litter;
5.2.f. Purchase of equipment which will specifically serve to fulfill litter control program objectives;
5.2.g. Research or development of local solid waste recycling programs;
5.2.h. Surveys and evaluation studies made for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing local littering problems;
5.2.i. Costs associated with razing abandoned buildings or other structures which are unsightly or offensive and promote possible health hazards; and
5.2.j. Other relevant items upon the approval of the Secretary.
“Litter” means all waste material including, but not limited to, any garbage, refuse, trash, disposable package, container, can, bottle, paper, covered electronic devices, ashes, cigarette or cigar butt, carcass of any dead animal or any part thereof, or any other offensive or unsightly matter, but not including the wastes of primary processes of mining, logging, sawmilling, farming, or manufacturing.
GrantWatch ID#: 181361
Grant awards are limited to a maximum amount of $5,000.
The grant period is July 1 of one calendar year through June 30 of the subsequent calendar year.
The Secretary shall award grants for a period not to exceed one year. Subsequent grants may be obtained by a grantee through submission of a revised application to the Department, so long as all objectives of the current grant have been completed to the satisfaction of the Secretary.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The current address to which you can submit your FY2020 application is:
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
REAP Litter Control Grant Program
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Niki Davis, Supervisor
304-926-0499 ext. 1137
Lisa Facemyer, Office Assistant
304-926-0499 ext. 1002
If you have any questions call:
REAP/ Recycling Program (800) 322-5530 or (304) 926-0499 ext. 1002 or ext. 1137.
USA: West Virginia