Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup Grant Program

Departmental Grant ID:
TCU19
Portal ID:
7574
Status:
Closed (23 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The Program is designed to pay for the cost of cleanup of illegally dumped waste tires.  Funds are available for the collection, removal, transportation, recycling & disposal of California waste tires from tire piles & areas where illegal dumping has occurred.  Funds are limited to the removal of waste tires along public rights-of-way & private property with less than 500 tires on site or 500 to 4,999 tires with affidavit from the property owner.

Description:

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery offers the Waste Tire Cleanup (TCU) grant program which provide funding for the cost of cleanup, abatement, or other remedial actions related to the disposal of waste tires collected at cleanup projects.

Eligible applicants include:  Local governments (cities, counties, or cities and counties) as defined in PRC section 48617, Special districts, Qualifying Tribal Entities 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) 2022–23 - $100,000 for individual grant awards and $250,000 for regional grant awards.  

Projects with existing tire pile(s) that are a serious threat to public health, safety, and the environment, serving disadvantaged communities or are located within the Southern Border Region (San Diego and Imperial counties) will be considered first.  This includes tribal entitles or the Southern border region (San Diego and Imperial counties) that are cleaning up tires on both sides of the border.

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 Tribal Entities and Joint Powers Authorities (JPA) as an eligible entity (where all of the participating entities are otherwise eligible).

Eligible Geographies:

Existing tire cleanup sites of 10+ tires is a disadvantaged communities (DAC) of > 70% or are within the Southern Border Region (San Diego and Imperial counties) will be considered for funding first.  This includes tribal entities or the Southern border region (San Diego and Imperial counties) that are cleaning up tires on both sides of the border.

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
August 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
NTP - 10/31/2024

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 2022–23, subject to funding availability. $100,000 is the maximum available for individual grant awards & $250,000 is the maximum available for regional grant awards.

The Five-Year Tire Plan allocates $1,250,000 for FY 2022-23 for the Waste Tire Cleanup Grant Program.

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