Climate Change and Solid Waste Management
Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program
The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers the Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program pursuant to Public Resources Code section 42999. The purpose of this competitive grant program is to lower overall greenhouse gas emissions by establishing new or expanding existing food waste prevention projects (source reduction or food rescue for people) in California to reduce the amount of food being disposed in landfills.
Join the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Listserv to be notified by email for program updates and when funding becomes available.
Application materials for fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 will tentatively be available April 2017.
If you have questions that are program-specific, please contact GHGReductions@CalRecycle.ca.gov.