Local Government Waste Tire Enforcement Grant Program

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Closed (32 total applications submitted)
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The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for the California Tire Recycling Management Fund to administer the Tire Recycling Act (Senate Bill 937, [Vuich, Statutes of 1990, Chapter 35]) and related legislation. This specific grant provides funding to city, county, and city and county agencies in California for waste tire enforcement activities.


Grant funds may be used for certain expenditures necessary to implement local waste tire inspection, surveillance, and enforcement activities for CalRecycle. Typical eligible expenditures include, but are not limited to, conducting required inspections and enforcement activities, attending or providing training, and purchasing necessary equipment such as computers, GPS units, and personal protective gear.

Eligible activities generally include, but are not limited to:• Inspections of waste tire businesses.• Field patrolling, enforcement and case development for waste tire-related activities, including investigating illegal tire disposal activities.• Providing education to waste tire businesses.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

The Program is available, on a non-competitive basis, to all California cities having 100 or more active waste tire facilities and counties having 50 or more active waste tire facilities in their jurisdictions, and to existing grantees that have demonstrated satisfactory performance, as determined by CalRecycle.

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.
April 2021
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
6/30/21 - 6/29/22

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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.
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.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another 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:

California Tire Recycling Management Fund

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:

All payments to grantees under the TEA28 program will be made in arrears.

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Derek Link, 1-916-322-4028, derek.link@calrecycle.ca.gov