FY 2020-21 Used Oil Payment Program Cycle 11

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

Awards | Eligibility | Funding | Timeline & Cycle Details

The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) administers a program to provide opportunities for local governments/other eligible jurisdictions to receive payments for used oil and used oil filter collection/recycling programs.


Note: “OPP” followed by a number is the cycle code for the Local Government Used Oil Payment Program.

Cycle 11: OPP11 Awards | Approval of Awards, January 11, 2021



Eligible applicants are limited to local governments, which are defined in statute as “any chartered or general law city, chartered or general law county, or any city and county.” CalRecycle may make a payment to another entity that will implement the program on behalf of a local government (in lieu of making a payment to that local government) with the agreement of that local government.


To be eligible to apply for a payment under this program, applicants must:

  • Have either one certified used oil collection center per 100,000 residents and/or a curbside collection program that includes used oil/used oil filter collection at least monthly.
  • Have a public education component (in their program) that informs the public of locally available used oil/used oil filter collection/recycling opportunities.
  • Accept the terms set out in the OPP Cycle 11 Guidelines (PDF) and be in compliance with the program provisions described in PRC section 48690 et seq., notably PRC sections 48674, 48690, and 48691.


  • 7.1 million is available (the amount available is subject to change, based on the availability of oil funds) for fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, subject to an approved State budget and funding availability as determined by CalRecycle.
  • Per Capita Funding
    • Payments are calculated per capita using the Department of Finance’s population statistics.
    • Small jurisdictions will be provided a minimum award of $5,000 for cities and $10,000 for counties.
    • Jurisdictions may also apply regionally and pool their funds.

Timeline & Cycle Details

Dates Activity and Details
July 9, 2020

Application Due Date

Applications will be available on this date by logging into the Local Government Oil Payment Program (LoGOPP)

Returning users can immediately log into LoGOPP and start the application.

OPP Cycle 11 Guidelines (PDF)

First time users of the LoGOPP system must:
1. Obtain a CalRecycle
WebPass.  Note: Those who previously obtained a WebPass for a CalRecycle system (i.e., Local Government Information Center (LoGIC), E-Waste, BGR, etc.) do not need
to obtain a new WebPass.
2. Request "access" to the system by sending an e-mail to their Program Advisor after obtaining their WebPass.

For assistance, email grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Natalie Gandolfo.

August 6, 2020

Secondary Due Date - Resolution

  • If the resolution is not submitted with the application: The approved resolution must be uploaded in LoGOPP by this date.
    The requirements for Resolutions are detailed in the OPP Cycle 11 Guidelines.
  • If applicable, Letters of Authorization must be uploaded to LoGOPP by this date.

For assistance, email grantassistance@calrecycle.ca.gov or call Natalie Gandolfo.

Spring 2021Payments Awarded
Payment amounts will be determined as soon as possible after the Documents Due Date. A single payment will be made in Spring 2021, unless a Fall 2020 payment is requested by the applicant and subsequently approved by CalRecycle.
Payment dates may be subject to change. Funding is subject to State budget approval.

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022

Performance Period

The term is 24 months. Funding will be available for expenditure for the new cycle on July 1, 2020, and be available for expenditure through June 30, 2022. Refer to the OPP Cycle 11 Guidelines (PDF) for further information and any exceptions.

August 15, 2021 and August 15, 2022

Annual Report Due Dates

Submission of online Annual Report is required and is due no later than August 15 of each year during performance period. If the due date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the online report must be submitted by the
following Monday.

Funding homepage

For more information contact: Financial Assistance, grants@calrecycle.ca.gov