USDA-Rural Development Solid Waste Management Grants

The US Department of Agriculture is currently accepting applications for its Solid Waste Management Grant Program. The purpose of this Rural Development program is to make grants to organizations who are providing technical assistance or training to improve planning and management of solid waste and disposal sites. Eligible entities include to public bodies, private non-profit organizations and Federally and State recognized Native American Tribe or Group. Please also note as this is a Rural Development program there will be population limitations as well. Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2012. Contact Wisconsin’s Rural Development program office for further details. Examples of successful applicants from past years can be found on the  USDA’s Rural Development Solid Waste Management Grant program page