Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program

Departmental Grant ID:
TA6
Portal ID:
5158
Status:
Closed (39 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
 | 

Details

Purpose:

This grant program is designed to help divert waste tires from landfill disposal and prevent illegal tire dumping. Funds pay for waste tire collection events that are held in convenient locations for the public to bring in their used tires at no charge. An amnesty event may also consist of a coupon program that allows citizens to bring in their tires on specified days.

Description:

Amnesty events are intended to be free and convenient waste tire collection events for the public to bring in tires that they generate and for businesses that have been victims of illegal dumping.  Tires generated from farming equipment, or a small business are also allowed.

Eligible applicants include:  Local governments (cities, counties, or cities and counties) as defined in PRC section 48617, Special districts, Qualifying Native American Tribes and Joint Powers Authorities (JPA) as an eligible entity (where all of the participating entities are otherwise eligible).

Funding:  $1,250,000 available for fiscal year (FY) 2021–22 - $40,000 for individual grant awards and $90,000 for regional grant awards.  

Projects serving disadvantaged communities or are located within the Southern Border Region (San Diego and Imperial counties) will be considered first.

See for https://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Tires/Grants/Cleanup/ for eligible costs and additional grant specific information.

Resolution required.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Eligible applicants include: 

Local governments (cities, counties, or cities and counties) as defined in PRC section 48617, Special districts (such as Resource Conservation Districts, Qualifying Native American Tribes (federally recognized and/or state recognized, or have no government recognition) and Joint Powers Authorities (JPA) as an eligible entity (where all of the participating entities are otherwise eligible).

Eligible Geographies:

Projects serving disadvantaged communities (DAC) or are withing the Southern Border Region (San Diego and Imperial counties) will be considered for funding first.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
August 2021
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
NTP - 10/31/2023

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$1,250,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: 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:

Available Funding:  $1,250,000, is available for FY 2021–22, subject to funding availability.  $40,000 is the maximum available for individual grant awards & $90,000 is the maximum available for regional grant awards.

The Five-Year Tire Plan allocates $1,500,000 for FY 2021-22 for the Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program.  However, due to impacts from COVID-19 on the state budget, the allocation has been reduced to $1,250,000.

 

Funding Method: 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)

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Cathy Aggergaard, 1-916-341-6384, Cathy.Aggergaard@CalRecycle.ca.gov