Notice of Funds Available: Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty (TA) Grant Program (FY 2021–22)

The application period for fiscal year (FY) 2020–21 is now closed.

Awards | Criteria | Eligibility | Funding | Timeline & Cycle Details | Grant Administration Documents

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program for eligible applicants to apply for funds to conduct free amnesty events for the public to recycle their waste tires. CalRecycle allocated $1,250,000 for the Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program (Program) for fiscal year (FY) 2021–22. Public Resources Code Section 42889(e) authorizes CalRecycle to expend funds from the California Tire Recycling Management Fund to pay for the cost of cleanup, abatement, or other remedial actions related to the disposal of California waste tires.

Awards

Note: “TA” followed by a number is the cycle code for the Local Government Waste Tire Amnesty Grant Program.

Cycle 6TA6 Awards | Approval of Awards July 2, 2021

Criteria

Approval of Criteria, March 9, 2021

Eligibility

Applicants

  • California jurisdictions including cities, counties, special districts, other political subdivisions and jurisdictions joined by formal agreements, as well as Qualifying California Indian tribes are eligible.
  • Grants will not be awarded to two agencies within the same jurisdiction (example: City of Sacramento Public Works Department and City of Sacramento Health Department).

Projects

  • Amnesty events are intended to be free and convenient waste tire collection events for the public to bring in tires that they generate and for businesses that have been victims of illegal dumping. Tires generated from farming equipment, or a small business who does not generate waste tires are also allowed.

Funding

  • $1,250,000 available for fiscal year (FY) 2021–22
  • $40,000 for individual applicants and $90,000 for regional applicants is the maximum grant award

Timeline and Cycle Details

DatesActivity and Details

March 16, 2021

Question and Answer Period and Due Date

  • Questions may be submitted from application release date to this date.

  • Questions regarding the application and its requirements must be submitted in writing via email:Cathy.Aggergaard@CalRecycle.ca.gov.
  • Questions and answers (Q&A) will be posted periodically during the Q&A period.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to check the Q&A web page regularly to ensure that they are aware of all program details.
April 6, 2021Application Due Date

If you are unable to access GMS or need assistance you may send an email to grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Joseph Pacheco.

May 4, 2021

Secondary Due Date - Resolution and Environmentally Preferable Purchasing and Practices (EPPP)
Policy

  • If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be uploaded in GMS by this date.
  • If the applicant does not have an EPPP Policy at the time of application: An EPPP Policy must be adopted and notification must be uploaded in
    GMS by this date.
August 2021Grants Awarded
CalRecycle considers funding recommendations, and if approved, conditionally awards grants in this month (tentative).
October 31, 2023Deadline for: Final Report and final Payment Request.

Grant Administration Documents

Terms and Conditions

Notice: Submission of an application constitutes an acknowledgment that you have read these Terms and Conditions and understood and agreed that they will be part of the Grant Agreement upon an award of any grant funds.

The text of these Terms and Conditions may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision herein. In the event of any dispute regarding the content of these Terms and Conditions, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Terms and Conditions are applicable only to the specified cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Procedures and Requirements

Notice: These Procedures and Requirements are in draft form. Upon issuance of Grant Agreement, these Procedures and Requirements shall become final.

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the Procedures and Requirements prior to issuance of the Grant Agreement. Any such changes will be non-negotiable. In the event that any changes are made to the Procedures and Requirements, all Grantees will be notified as to what specific changes have been made.

Once the Grant Agreement has been issued and the Procedures and Requirements have become final, the text of the incorporated Procedures and Requirements may not be altered, changed or revised in any way, except in writing by mutual agreement of the parties pursuant to the Amendment provision contained in the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any dispute regarding the content of the incorporated Procedures and Requirements, the original document contained in the grant cycle file located at the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 will control. These Procedures and Requirements are applicable only to the specific cycle and/or Fiscal Year of the particular grant program specified.

If you require assistance in obtaining access to this document, please use the contact information at the bottom of this page.

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