California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Tire Grants

Notice of Funds Available: Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program (FY 2017-18)

The application period for fiscal year (FY) 2017-18 is now closed.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for eligible applicants to conduct free amnesty events for the public to recycle their waste tires. CalRecycle has allocated $1,600,000 for the Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program (Program) for fiscal year (FY) 2017–18. Public Resources Code Section 42889 authorizes CalRecycle to expend funds from the California Tire Recycling Management Fund to pay for the cost of cleanup, abatement, or other remedial actions related to the disposal of California waste tires.

Awards

Note: “TA” followed by a number is the cycle code for the Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program.

Cycle 4: TA4 Awards

Criteria

Approval of Criteria, January 24, 2017

Eligibility

Applicants

  • California jurisdictions including cities, counties, special districts, and jurisdictions joined together by formal agreements.
  • Qualifying Indian Tribes. A “Qualifying Indian Tribe” is defined as an Indian tribe, band, nation or other organized group or community, residing within the borders of California, which (1) is recognized for special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of the status of its members as Indians; or (2) can demonstrate it is a government entity which meets the criteria of the grant program.

Projects

Amnesty events are intended to be free and convenient waste tire collection events for the public to bring in tires that they generate and for businesses that have been victims of illegal dumping. Tires generated from farming equipment, or a small business are also allowed.

Funding

  • $1,600,000 available for fiscal year (FY) 2017–18.
  • $40,000 is the maximum grant award for individual applicants.
  • $90,000 is the maximum grant award for regional applicants.
Timeline and Cycle Details
Dates Activity and Details

February 14, 2017

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 email: Carla.Repucci@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.
March 7, 2017 Application Due Date

If you are unable to access GMS or need assistance you may send an email to grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Danielle Abila.

April 5, 2017

Secondary Due Date - Resolution and Environmentally Preferable Purchasing and Practices (EPPP) Policy

  • If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be uploaded in GMS by this date.
  • If the applicant does not have an EPPP Policy at the time of application: An EPPP Policy must be adopted and notification must be uploaded in GMS by this date.
June 2017 Grants Awarded
CalRecycle considers funding recommendations, and if approved, conditionally awards grants in this month (tentative).
August 31, 2019 Grant Term
Grantee may incur costs after the issuance of the Notice to Proceed to this date.
August 31, 2019 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 acknowledgment 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.

Local Government Waste Tire Annesty Homepage

Last updated: February 1, 2017
Tire Recycling, Cleanup, and Enforcement Grants, http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/Grants/
Contact: (916) 341-5062 Grants@calrecycle.ca.gov