Building Opportunities to Maximize Waste Diversion and Create Jobs in Colorado

Deadline: March 1, 2019

The purpose of the Request for Applications (RFA) #12515 is to fund implementation projects that lead to new opportunities to increase waste diversion as well as to create jobs. Projects may focus on recycling, composting, waste minimization, anaerobic digestion, repurposing, or reuse for a wide variety of materials.

A total of $2 million is available to fund multiple projects. Funding is made possible through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) Fund (C.R.S. §25-16.5-106.5 Chapter 270 Article 19. 7).

All questions concerning RFA #12515 must be submitted in writing to the following email address: [email protected] The deadline for the first round of written inquiries is January 18, 2019, 3:00 PM MST.

Though optional, grant applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-application conference. This conference is each applicant's opportunity to receive feedback directly from members of the selection committee on proposal ideas and to resolve any questions an applicant may have about the Request for Applications document. The pre-application conference is scheduled for 9:00 AM on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the department's main campus in Denver. Teleconferencing will be available. RSVP is required. Please reference the Request for Applications document for more details regarding the pre-application conference.

Please visit the department's website to access the grant application, templates, and other information:

Applications are due March 1, 2019, 3:00 PM MST.

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