West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
07/01/22 5:00 PM - Receipt
Grants to West Virginia nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs for environmental programs. Funding is intended for programs to begin, upgrade, or expand recycling programs and to support related marketing initiatives and public education programs. Funding is also intended for projects that affect a significant and measurable reduction in the municipal solid waste stream, involve all or a substantial number of the community's residents, and include a public education component regarding the recycling program.
The recycling assistance grant program provides grants to assist local governments and other interested parties in:
Proposal objectives should maximize the following factors:
The following types of grants are available:
A list of allowable expenses can be found at https://dep.wv.gov/environmental-advocate/reap/grantprograms/Documents/Recycling-Assistance/2023%20Recycling%20Grant%20Booklet.pdf#page=9
GrantWatch ID#: 181360
The schedule of funding levels per applicant by type of grant is as follows:
Recycling Feasibility Study and Planning Grant: Local Government $20,000
Recycling Program Assistance Grant:
- Municipality over 10,000 population. $150,000
- Municipality under 10,000. $75,000
- County or Regional Solid Waste Authority. $150,000
- County Commission $150,000
- State agency/state instrumentality or school. $75,000
- Other Interested Party. $75,000
An entity, program, organization or facility shall not receive more than $250,000 during a grant year, regardless of the number of proposals submitted for that entity, program, organization or facility.
- All recycling assistance grants are for a fourteen-month period beginning the first of January and ending the last day in February of the following year.
- January 1, 2023 thru February 28, 2024
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applicants involved in the processing of materials must register with the WV DEP Solid Waste Permitting Unit. Please contact Valinda Neal at (304) 926-0499 ext. 43846.
To determine if a Storm Water Permit is needed, please contact Patrick Burch at (304) 926-0499 ext. 43813.
If you have any questions, contact:
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
REAP Recycling Grant Program
601 57th Street S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304
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