California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Beverage Container Recycling Grant Programs

Notice of Funds Available: Beverage Container Recycling Grants (Competitive), Fiscal Year (FY) 2013/14

The application period for fiscal year 2013/14 is now closed.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) offers the Beverage Container Recycling Grant Program pursuant to Public Resources Code (PRC), Division 12.1, Chapter 7, Section 14581(a)(5) authorizes up to $1,500,000 annually in the form of grants for beverage container recycling programs.  The purpose of the grant is to promote increased recycling of beverage containers throughout California and reduce beverage container litter in the waste stream.

Awards

Eligibility

Applicants

Eligible applicants for this grant program include:

  • California cities, counties, other local government entities, Joint Powers of Authorities (JPAs), and Special Districts
  • Public colleges and universities, public K-12 schools and school districts
  • Private businesses generating four or more cubic yards of solid waste per week
  • Qualifying Indian Tribes, and
  • Non-profit organizations

Projects

CalRecycle is seeking projects that implement new or enhance existing programs to provide convenient beverage container recycling opportunities in various locations statewide. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, the following locations:

  • Multi-family dwellings (five units or more)
  • Public Colleges/Universities, Public K-12 schools and school districts
  • Private businesses generating four cubic yards or more of solid waste per week
  • Entertainment/Hospitality venues
  • Community events including, but not limited to, those sponsored by local jurisdictions
  • Parks/recreational areas

Funding

  • A total of $1,500,000 is available for this grant cycle, Fiscal Year (FY) 2013/14, subject to funding availability, passage and enrollment of the Fiscal Year 2013/14 Budget Act.
  • $5,000 is the minimum available for grant awards.
  • $250,000 is the maximum available for grant awards.
Timeline and Cycle Details (REVISED 12-11-13)
Dates Activity and Details
July 3, 2013

Question and Answer Period and Due Date

  • Questions may be submitted from application release date to this date
  • Questions regarding the application and its requirements must be submitted in writing via e-mail: BevContainerGrants@CalRecycle.ca.gov.
  • Questions and answers (Q&A) will be posted periodically during the Q&A period.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to check the Q&A web page regularly to ensure that they are aware of all program details.
July 17, 2013

Application Due Date

If you are unable to access the GMSWeb system or need assistance, you may send an e-mail to grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Ms. Donnell Duclo.

August 20, 2013

Secondary Due Date - Resolution

  • If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be updated in GMSWeb by this date.
(REVISED) January/February 2014 Grants Awarded
CalRecycle considers funding recommendations, and if approved, conditionally awards grants in this month (tentative).
June 30, 2016 Grant Term
Grantee may incur costs from after the issuance of the Notice to Proceed to this date.
June 30, 2016 Deadline for: Final Report, Final Payment Request and Request for 10 percent Withhold.

Grant Administration Documents

Terms and Conditions

Notice: Submission of an application constitutes an acknowledgement that you have read these Terms and Conditions and understood and agreed that they will be part of the Grant Agreement upon an award of any grant funds.

The text of these Terms and Conditions may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision herein. In the event of any dispute regarding the content of these Terms and Conditions, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Terms and Conditions are applicable only to the specified cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Procedures and Requirements

Notice: These Procedures and Requirements are in draft form. Upon issuance of Grant Agreement, these Procedures and Requirements shall become final.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the Procedures and Requirements prior to issuance of the Grant Agreement. Any such changes will be non-negotiable. In the event that any changes are made to the Procedures and Requirements, all Grantees will be notified as to what specific changes have been made.

Once the Grant Agreement has been issued and the Procedures and Requirements have become final, the text of the incorporated Procedures and requirements may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision contained in the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any dispute regarding the content of the incorporated Procedures and Requirements, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Procedures and Requirements are applicable only to the specific cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

FY 2013/14 BCRG Grant Homepage | BCRG Grants Home

Last updated: February 13, 2014
Beverage Container Recycling Grants, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/Grants/
Contacts: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/BevContainer/Contacts.htm