Used Oil Payment Program (OPP)

Departmental Grant ID:
OPP
Portal ID:
6154
Status:
Closed (192 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for local governments/other eligible jurisdictions to receive payments for used oil and used oil filter collection/recycling programs.

Description:

Eligible applicants are limited to local governments, which are defined in statute as "any chartered or general law city, chartered or general law county, or any city and county." $6,000,000 is available (the amount available is subject to change, based on the availability of oil funds) for fiscal year (FY) 2021–22, subject to an approved State budget and funding availability as determined by CalRecycle. Payments are calculated per capita using the Department of Finance's population statistics.

To be eligible to apply for a payment under this program, applicants must:

Have either one certified used oil collection center per 100,000 residents and/or a curbside collection program that includes used oil/used oil filter collection at least monthly.

Have a public education component (in their program) that informs the public of locally available used oil/used oil filter collection/recycling opportunities.

Accept the terms set out in the OPP Cycle 12 Guidelines (PDF, 844 KB),and be in compliance with the program provisions described in PRC section 48690 et seq., notably PRC sections 48674, 48690, and 48691.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Eligible applicants are limited to local governments, which are defined in statute as "any chartered or general law city, chartered or general law county, or any city and county." CalRecycle may make a payment to another entity that will implement the program on behalf of a local government (in lieu of making a payment to that local government) with the agreement of that local government.

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.
October 2021
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
7/1/2021-6/30/2023

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$6,000,000
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:

PRC § 48653

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).
  • Advance(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Payments are calculated per capita using the Department of Finance's population statistics.

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Maria Elena Kennedy, 1-916-341-6228, grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov