Local Conservation Corps SB1013 Grant Program (FY 2022-23)

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The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) offers the Local Conservation Corps SB 1013 Grant Program pursuant to SB 1013, Chapter 610, Section 34 (Atkins).  The purpose of the grant is to support beverage container litter reduction programs and beverage container recycling programs.  


The beverage container recycling programs implemented with SB1013 funding include activities that expand opportunities for beverage container recycling in unserved convenience zones.  Activities may include, but are not limited to:  > Collection, clean-up, sorting, storage, and transfer of beverage containers. > Communication and coordination with local and state government agencies, businesses, schools, multi-family complexes, and large venues to implement recycling programs and services. > Operation of a recycling center. > Outreach and education to the public about beverage container recycling at events. > Internships with beverage container recycling businesses or other workforce development activities related to beverage container recycling. > Glass beverage container litter reduction programs and recycling programs. > Recycling infrastructure  > Support the development of mobile buyback centers > Use of funds to publish a curriculum that supports compliance on CCC certification criteria. > Development of curriculum materials related to recycling or Local Conservation Corps certification. 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

All Local Conservation Corps certified by the California Conservation Corps in the fiscal year (FY) 2021–22 certification report are eligible. Certification does not guarantee an award and applicants must be in good fiscal standing with CalRecycle. 

Eligible Geographies:

Local Conservation Corps are only certified as eligible if headquartered and operated within California.

Matching Funding Requirement:


Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Tentatively Feb 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
NTP to 04/01/2026

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

SB 1013, Chapter 610, Section 34 (Atkins)

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Awards will be given using a base award of $500,000 and a beverage container production award based on two previous years.  Details are available in the Application Guidelines and Instructions.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Renee Podris, 1-916-341-6585, renee.podris@calrecycle.ca.gov