Solid Waste Management Program FY16

Incentive Type:Grant Program
Infrastructure, Technology, Research
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body:Department of Agriculture Utilities Programs
What’s it worth?:Not mentioned

The Solid Waste Management Program FY16 is a grant program that provides funding for landfill evaluation and process improvement projects. These grants are reimbursement grants with a one year term based on available funds. Projects may focus on:

  • Evaluating the threats of landfills on water resources
  • Identification and evaluation of water problem solutions
  • Provide technical assistance and training for:

– Landfill operators
– Reduce solid waste streams
– Development plans for closing landfills
– Safety and maintenance planning
– Closure scheduling

  • Preparation of water and waste disposal

Funds may not be used for:

  • Recruiting
  • Service duplication
  • Service replacement
  • Service substitution
  • Political activities
  • Capital assets
  • Purchase of vehicles or real estate
  • Office renovations
  • Personal property upgrades
  • Construction or operation of water and waste facilities
  • Previous incurred costs

Eligible participants include:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • The Public body
  • State-recognized Native American Tribe or group
  • Academic institution

Eligible participants requirements:

  • Have a proven successful technical assistance track record
  • Has no delinquent debt to the Federal Government
  • Is composed of a minimum of 51% U.S. membership
  • Has no outstanding judgments for federal debt
  • Demonstrate financial, technical, and managerial ability
  • Does not contract with nonaffiliated organizations for less than 49% of proposed assistance

To apply for this program eligible participants must submit an application through the local RD office using the forms available online.