Deadline: 26 June 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is soliciting applications under the Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (OUAIP) from local governments to host a Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot project for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Priority will be given to an application for a CCFWR pilot project that:
- Anticipates or demonstrates economic benefits;
- Incorporates plans to make compost easily accessible to agricultural producers, including community gardeners;
- Integrates other food waste strategies, including food recovery efforts; and
- Collaborates with multiple partners
- The funding floor for this opportunity is $45,000, and the funding ceiling is $90,000.
- Projects should be 2 years in duration.
- Applications will be accepted from eligible entities in any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands).
- Special district governments
- City or township governments
- County governments
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=326961