California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

LEA Grants and Loans

Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery administers the Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program, which provides up to $1 million annually in grants for the cleanup of illegal solid waste sites on farm or ranch property. A site may be eligible for funding if the parcel(s) is(are) zoned for agricultural use, where unauthorized solid waste disposal has occurred, and where the site(s) is(are) in need of cleanup in order to abate a nuisance or public health and safety threat and/or a threat to the environment. Sites are not eligible for funding if the site is located on property where the owner or local agency is responsible for the illegal disposal of solid waste.

Model Projects

Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program Model Projects, and additional Successful Projects are available online.

Cycle-Specific Information

Current Cycle

Application due dates for fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 are July 28, 2015; November 3, 2015; and February 9, 2016.

Past Cycles

Note: "FR" followed by a number is the cycle code for the Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program.

Questions

For program-specific information, please contact Carla Repucci

Last updated: June 24, 2015
Grant and Loan Programs, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Funding/
Contact: Grants@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-5062