SMM Funding Database

SU-CSCS/EFC has developed an online database of funding opportunities, including grants and low-interest loans, to assist communities, nonprofit organizations, school districts, and other stakeholders with identifying financial support for sustainable materials management initiatives (i.e., waste reduction, reuse, and recycling). Scroll through the listings to explore relevant SMM funding opportunities. To view more listings, use the navigation buttons located below the table. Click on listings of interest to learn details about those funding opportunities including eligible recipients, acceptable projects, funding amounts, deadlines, and more.

Listings are tagged with relevant keywords such as “State”, “NYSDEC”, “Schools”, “Recycling”, and others. Type one or more keywords into the search box to narrow listings by interest. Questions about the database can be directed to SU-CSCS Program Coordinator, Jesse Kerns, at jekerns@syr.edu or (315) 443-8488.

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Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP)You can start making a change in your community to reduce the amount of cigarette litter by implementing a local …, , , , , , , 2020-07-01 15:28:00
Coca-Cola Community RequestsThe Coca-Cola Company is committed to giving back 1 percent of its prior year’s operating income annually. This commitment is …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:59
NOAA Marine Debris ProgramThe NOAA Marine Debris Program offers several nationwide, competitive funding opportunities for marine debris projects. These include: removal, prevention, and …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:52
Waste Management (WM) Charitable GivingHealthy thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. We lend our support and services to causes …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:51
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands & ColoniasThis program provides low-income communities, which face significant health risks, access to safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal facilities and services. …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:51
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning GrantsThis program assists low-income communities with initial planning and development of applications for USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:51
The Recycling Partnership Residential Curbside Recycling Cart GrantThe purpose of the Residential Curbside Recycling Cart Grant Program is to advance recycling in communities across the United States …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:48
USDA Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & GrantsProvides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:48
NYSDEC Grants for Recycling Capital ProjectsNYSDEC administers state assistance programs for waste reduction, recycling and household hazardous waste (HHW) programs. Funding is provided on a …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:48
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Innovation FundThe Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation’s Innovation Fund aims to help fill the gap in philanthropic funding …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:45
NYSAR3 & NYSP2I Grants for NYS Colleges & UniversitiesNYSAR3 College Council grants, supported by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), are awarded through a competitive application process designed to …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:44
Walmart Local Community GrantsOur local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:37
NYSP2I Food Waste Reduction & Diversion Reimbursement ProgramThe Food Waste Reduction and Diversion Reimbursement Program is an innovative partnership between New York State and Rochester Institute of …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:37
NYSDEC Grants for Recycling Coordination & Education ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide State assistance for Recycling Coordinator salaries and for public education programs conducted by municipalities. …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:36
A&WMA Richard I. Stessel Waste Management AwardThe Richard I. Stessel Waste Management Award, established by the Board of Directors on June 29, 1989 and named for …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:35
Coca-Cola Public Space Recycling GrantWhile most Americans have access to recycling in their homes, finding recycling bins in public spaces such as downtown areas, …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:32
NYSDEC Funding for Municipalities for Food Reduction, Food Donation, & Food Scraps RecyclingThe goal of this funding program is to assist municipalities in creating and expanding programs to reduce wasted food, donate …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:30
NYSAR3 Green School Grant ProgramThis grant program provides seed, or start-up money for recycling/waste reduction programs in public and private schools. Funds can also …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:29
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program in New YorkThis program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm …, , , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:28
NYSP2I Community Grants ProgramEach year, the NYSP2I awards funding to projects that seek to improve the health, environmental quality, and economic vitality of …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:27
Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) Industrial Finance Program (IFP)The Industrial Finance Program (IFP) assists clients in managing their wastes, control pollution, building and improving drinking water, wastewater, and …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:26
USDA Solid Waste Management GrantsThis program reduces or eliminates pollution of water resources by providing funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training …, , , 2020-07-01 12:00:24
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Technical Assistance & Training GrantsThis program helps qualified, private nonprofits provide technical assistance and training to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:23
NYSDEC Grants for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) ProgramsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide grants for HHW collection programs in order to provide a safe alternative for recycling …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:23
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Landfill Gas Management ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide grants to Municipal Landfill Gas Management projects that promote improved air quality at solid …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:22
USDA Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program in Puerto RicoThis program provides funding for clean and reliable drinking water systems, sanitary sewage disposal, sanitary solid waste disposal, and storm …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:21
USDA SEARCH – Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities & HouseholdsThis program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities with predevelopment feasibility studies, design and technical assistance on proposed water …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:20
NYSDEC Climate Smart Communities Grant ProgramThe Climate Smart Communities Grant Program is a competitive 50/50 matching grant program for municipalities to implement projects focused on …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:18
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Landfill Closure ProjectsNYSDEC provides funds to municipalities for the closure of eligible municipal landfills. These projects may also include in assisting municipalities …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:18
EPA Environmental Education (EE) GrantsUnder the Environmental Education Grants Program, EPA seeks grant proposals from eligible applicants to support environmental education projects that promote …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:16
EREF Grants ProgramThe EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:15
NYSDEC Funding for Emergency Food Relief OrganizationsThe goal of this funding program was to support food pantries and other emergency food relief organizations by providing funding …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:13
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Community Restoration & Resiliency FundMotivated by the need caused by devastation from natural and environmental disasters, Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s iconic community improvement …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:13
PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact FundThe PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact Fund is designed to engage your entire campus community by offering a chance to win …, , , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:01
EPA Pollution Prevention (P2) Grant ProgramThe program funds two-year Pollution Prevention (P2) assistance agreements for projects expected to be performed in each EPA region that …, , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:01
EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) Cooperative Agreement ProgramThe Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides financial assistance to eligible organizations working on or planning to …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:01
NYSDEC Grants for Municipal Waste Reduction & Prevention ProjectsThe NYSDEC is authorized to provide State assistance for projects that further the primary strategy of the NYS solid waste …, , , , , 2020-07-01 12:00:00
EPA Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) Grant ProgramSource Reduction Assistance (SRA) grants fund innovative source reduction approaches (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing …, , , , , 2020-07-01 11:48:27
EPA Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Funding OpportunityEPA supports diversion of food waste and other organic materials from landfills.  AD is an alternative to landfilling that results in …, , , , 2020-06-01 11:12:46