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Nevada Recycling Grant Program

Grants to Nevada Nonprofits, Municipalities, IHEs,
and Schools for Solid Waste Recycling Projects

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Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) - Bureau of Waste Management

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Nevada nonprofits, municipalities, IHEs, schools, and other public institutions for projects to increase solid waste recycling in the State. Funding is also intended for programs that will raise public awareness of the importance of recycling and of conservation of natural resources.

NDEP encourages action-oriented projects rather than projects oriented toward research and development. Proposals should be realistic, specific, focused, have an effective delivery system, identify a target audience and be reasonable and appropriate for the amount of funding requested. Proposals which demonstrate the likelihood of being financially self-sustaining at the projects’ conclusion will be favored.

Preference will be given to applications that provide the greatest regional coverage and/or sustainability projects.

Grant funds may be used for personnel, operating expenses, travel, subcontractors, and equipment purchases which support goals of the project and the grant program.

Priority will be given to applicants including the following:
- Projects demonstrating a clear and concise mechanism to help meet the 25% recycling rate.
- Sustainable recycling program funding mechanisms (existing or proposed) that demonstrate a commitment to ongoing education.
- Projects demonstrating local and/or regional support.
- Partnership commitments for development and distribution of recycling education item(s).
- Products printed double-sided on recycled content paper.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184196

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Term of Contract:

Grant funds must be spent by December 31, 2019 and reimbursement requested by January 31, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Proposals will be accepted from municipalities, not-for-profit organizations, schools and school districts, the Nevada System of Higher Education and other public institutions.

Partnerships are encouraged.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for application submission is 5:00 PM October 1, 2018.

Grantees will be notified of their funding status once NDEP makes final funding recommendations. Estimated date: November 2018.

Successful applicants will be posted on the Nevada Recycles website.

Grants will be paid through a reimbursement process. Matching funds and in-kind contributions are not required but are encouraged.

Contact Information:

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

Upload application documents here for online submission:

All questions regarding application preparation and submission should be directed to the NDEP recycling hotline phone number (1-800-597-5865).

Patricia Moen, Northern Nevada Coordinator
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
901 S. Stewart St, Suite 4001
Carson City, NV 89701-5249
(775) 687-9466

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada