Funding is primarily used to pay for the removal and proper disposal of small nuisance illegal dump sites, including, but not limited to, non-hazardous solid waste, tires, incidental amounts of household hazardous materials, and for site security measures to prevent the recurrence of illegal disposal after the projects are completed. Currently, the Program offers three cycles each fiscal year.
1. Requesting funds for a site yet to be cleaned up (“standard”)2. Requesting funds for a “previously remediated site”
1. $1,000,000 is available for fiscal year 2020–21, subject to funding availability.2. $200,000 is the maximum available for each applicant per fiscal year.a. Two or more departments or agencies within a specific city or county are eligible for a combined total of $200,000 per fiscal year.b. An incorporated city, a resource conservation district and the county within which they are located are each eligible for up to $200,000 of grant funds each fiscal year.3. Each site is limited to $50,000.a. Sites are referred to as single cleanups or abatements projects, and usually entail a large concentration of illegally dumped material in a single area. There can be multiple piles on one area/site.b. Multiple sites may be included in one application.
See https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/lea/grantsloans/farmranch/fy202021 for eligible costs and additional grant specific information.
- Public Agency
- Tribal Government
Eligible applicants include: • Cities• Counties• Resource Conservation Districts• Federally Recognized Native American Tribes [as defined in PRC Section 48100(d)(1)]
The parcel where the site is located is zoned or authorized for agricultural/rangeland use, consistent w/the definition of Farm & Ranch Property. The site is used, has been used, or could be used for agricultural/rangeland activities. The site is or was (for sites previously remediated) an illegal disposal site.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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