Solid Waste Management Grants

This program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste sites.
  • Evaluate current landfill conditions to identify threats to water resources.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to enhance the operation and maintenance of active landfills.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to help communities reduce the amount of solid waste coming into a landfill.
  • Provide technical assistance or training to prepare for closure and future use of a landfill site.
Funding Entity: 
Application Due Date: 
12-31-2018
Implementing Sector
Implementing Sector: 
USDA
Eligibility
Additional Eligibility Information: 
Rural areas and towns with a population of 10,000 or less. Special consideration may be given for projects serving: • An area with fewer than 5,500 or fewer than 2,500 people; • regional, multi-state or national areas; or • lower-income populations.
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