Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program
CalRecycle provides the Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program to help clean up and prevent illegal dumping on farm or ranch property. California Code of Regulations (CCR), Section 17991(d).
Four application cycles are available each fiscal year, subject to available funds. CalRecycle offers this Program (Section 48100 of the Public Resources Code (PRC)).
Eligible applicants include:
- Resource Conservation Districts
- Federally recognized Native American Tribes [as defined in PRC Section 48100(d)(1)].
Sites must be located on ‘Farm and Ranch’ property, defined as range or agricultural land used for activities such as, but not limited to, commercial livestock/crop production (various).
The site does not need to have active sales or production but must be appropriately zoned or otherwise authorized for agricultural activities. Appurtenant easements or right-of-ways such as, but not limited to, public roads and utilities.
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- $1,000,000 available for each fiscal year.
- Up to $200,000 is the maximum available per applicant per fiscal year (FY).
- $50,000 is the maximum available per cleanup site.
- Disposal/recycle costs
- Site security measures
- Personnel time
For more information, contact email@example.com.
Current Grant Cycle
- January 9, 2024 (Cycle 81), and
- April 2, 2024 (Cycle 82)
Upcoming Grant Cycle
Application materials for the Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant Program fiscal year (FY) 2024-25 are expected to be available in June 2024.