California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Used Oil Recycling Nonprofit Grants, 2nd Cycle

Notice of Funds Available: Used Oil Competitive Grant Program (FY 2015–16)

The application period for fiscal year (FY) 2015-16 is now closed.

Awards | Criteria | Eligibility | Funding | Timeline & Cycle Details | Grant Administration Documents

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for California cities and counties, California joint powers authorities (JPA) and special districts (responsible for solid waste management, sanitation, or stormwater management), Nonprofit organizations (not including private schools) with the support of a local jurisdiction, and Regional programs (consisting of two or more eligible entities) to reduce the potential for illegal disposal by increasing used oil and used oil filter collection, recycling opportunities, public education, source reduction, reuse of used oil, and the prevention of stormwater pollution from used oil.

Awards

Note: "UOC" followed by a number is the cycle code for the Used Oil Competitive Grant Program

Criteria

Approval of Criteria, November 18, 2014 

Eligibility

Applicants

Eligible Applicants for this cycle include the following entities:

  • California cities and counties.
  • California joint powers authorities (JPA) and special districts, responsible for solid waste management, sanitation, or stormwater management.
  • Nonprofit organizations (not including private schools) with the support of the local jurisdiction.
  • Regional programs (consisting of two or more eligible entities).

Eligible applicants may apply individually or as a participant in a regional application that involves more than one eligible entity. An applicant may not submit multiple applications. One entity must be identified as the lead applicant to act on behalf of itself and its participating applicants.

California Labor Code section 1782 prohibits charter cities from receiving state funds or financial assistance for construction projects if those cities do not comply with sections 1770-1782 of the Labor Code. If a charter city will be included in an application (either as the sole applicant, as a participant in a regional application, or as a member of an applicant Joint Powers Authority), please see CalRecycle's California Labor Code section 1782 webpage

Projects

All applicants must include one or more of the focus areas in their application to be eligible for this cycle:

  • Public education and outreach to inform the public of local used oil and filter recycling opportunities and ways to prevent stormwater pollution caused by used oil.
  • Implement or expand a used oil and filter collection program (includes, but is not limited to, local facilities, marinas and curbside).
  • Mitigation projects preventing used oil stormwater pollution (only available to those entities with an approved stormwater management plan).

Funding

  • $2,000,000 is available for fiscal year (FY) 2015–16
  • $100,000 is the maximum available for an individual grant award
  • $250,000 is the maximum available for a regional grant award

Timeline and Cycle Details

Dates Activity and Details
February 3, 2015 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: grants@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.
February 26, 2015 Application Due Date
If you are unable to access the GMS system or need assistance you may send an email to grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Cara Rothenbaum.
March 26, 2015 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.
July 2015 Grants Awarded
CalRecycle considers funding recommendations, and if approved, conditionally awards grants in this month (tentative).
April 20, 2018 Deadline for: Deadline for: Final Report, Final Payment Request and Request for 10 Percent Withhold.

Grant Administration Documents

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.

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.

Used Oil Competitive Grant Program

Last updated: JJuly 30, 2015
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Contact: Grants@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-5062