Our friends at the USDA asked the Michigan Municipal League to pass this along to our members. So here it is:
USDA Now Accepting Solid Waste Management Grant Applications
USDA Rural Development is currently accepting applications for Solid Waste Management grants. The deadline for the current funding cycle is Monday, January 2, 2018.
Funds can be used to evaluate current landfill conditions, identify threats to water resources, provide training to enhance operations and help communities reduce the amount of solid waste going into a landfill.
The program is open to local governments, non-profit organizations, federally recognized tribes and academic institutions located in areas with populations of 10,000 or less.
Further information on how to apply for this grant opportunity can be found at www.grants.gov, key search term SWMFY2018; visit www.rd.usda.gov/mi; or call (517) 324-5156.