The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) offers funding opportunities authorized by legislation to assist public and private entities in the safe and effective management of the waste stream. Applicants can apply online for many of CalRecycle’s grant programs by using the Grants Management System (GMS). Applicant must first go to the GMS Information page to obtain appropriate access to GMS, and then may search the GMS for available grants or go to the specific grant’s webpage for information about the next offering.
- Used Oil Payment Program
Application Due Date: June 27, 2019
- Tire-Derived Aggregate Grant Program
Application Due Dates: August 1, 2019; October 31, 2019; and January 30, 2020
- Tire Incentive Program
Application Due Dates: August 22, 2019
- Greenhouse Gas Reduction Loan Program Application Due Date: Continuous
- Recycling Market Development Zone Loan Program
Application Due Date: Continuous
Provides grants to promote infrastructure development for recycling manufacturing, composting, and anaerobic digestion facilities in California that divert more materials from landfills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Grant funds also available for food rescue and food waste prevention projects that benefit disadvangated communities.
Provides local government funding for programs to expand or initially implement HHW programs such as collection programs, educational programs, and load checking programs, and programs emphasizing waste reduction, source reduction, reuse or recycling of HHW.
This program allows CalRecycle to expend funds directly for cleanup or emergency actions, provide loans to responsible parties who demonstrate the ability to repay state funds, or provide matching grants to local governments to assist in remediation of illegal disposal sites and legacy solid waste disposal sites that predate current regulations.