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2014 OEPA Grant Opportunities October 3, 2013. Agenda Introductions Welcoming Remarks 2014 Recycling & Litter Prevention Expectations OEPA Grant Opportunities Questions & Comments. Vision

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2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 OEPA Grant Opportunities

October 3, 2013


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

Agenda

  • Introductions

  • Welcoming Remarks

  • 2014 Recycling & Litter Prevention Expectations

  • OEPA Grant Opportunities

  • Questions & Comments


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

Vision

Encourage sustainable practices and increase Ohio’s re-use and recycling of waste materials to stimulate economic growth.

Mission Statement

To provide leadership and financial and technical support to advance waste reduction, recycling, litter prevention, and market development to positively impact Ohio.


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

Core Program Goals

  • Increase Recycling Rates & Material Usage

  • Decrease Litter & Increase Awareness

  • Facilitate Relationships

  • Build Partnerships

  • Leverage Local Resources & Funding


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 OEPA Grant Picture

Community Grant

Litter Clean-up & Tire Amnesty Grant

Market Development Grant

Scrap Tire Grant


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Community Grant

  • Commercial Recycling - $20,000

  • Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling - $50,000

  • Curbside Recycling - $200,000

  • Deconstruction Material Recycling - $100,000

  • Drop-Off Recycling - $100,000

  • Environmental Crime Taskforce - $10,000


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Community Grant

  • Litter Prevention - $20,000

  • Material Recovery Facility (Public) - $150,000

  • Outreach Education & Training - $25,000

  • Pay As You Throw (PAYT) - $100,000

  • Special Venue Recycling - $50,000

  • Sponsorships - $2,000


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Community Grant

  • Eligibility - an agency of the state, as established by the ORC, which may be a municipal corporation, county, township, village, state college or university, solid waste management district or authority, park district, health district and statewide recycling and litter prevention trade organization

  • Fifty percent (50%) cash match must be available and expended on those allowable costs directly associated with the approved project

  • Maximum grant period of 12 months


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Litter Clean-up & Tire Amnesty Grant

  • KAB Annual Renewal - $500

  • KAB Certification Fee - $4,000

  • Litter Collection (Events) - $10,000

  • Tire Amnesty Collection (5,000 -10,000 PTE) - $20,000

  • Tire Amnesty Collection (10,001 - 20,000 PTE) - $30,000

  • Tire Amnesty Collection (Above 20,000 PTE) - $40,000


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Litter Clean-up & Tire Amnesty Grant

  • Eligibility - an agency of the state, as established by the ORC, which may be a municipal corporation, county, township, village, state college or university, solid waste management district or authority, health district, Keep Ohio Beautiful(KOB) affiliate, board of education, and non-profit organization

  • Requires a ten percent (10%) cash match

  • Maximum grant period of 12 months


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Market Development Grant

  • Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling - $250,000

  • Glass Recycling - $250,000

  • Manufacturing & Processing - $250,000

  • Material Recovery Facility Recycling (Private) - $250,000

  • Mattress Recycling - $150,000

  • Organics Recycling - $250,000


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Market Development Grant

  • Eligibility - an agency of the state, per the ORC, which may be a municipal corporation, county, township, village, state college or university and solid waste management district or authority. Applicants may sponsor multiple private sectors businesses or non-profit organizations, who are located and registered to conduct business in Ohio

  • On hundred percent (100%) cash match must be available and expended on those allowable costs directly associated with the approved project

  • Maximum grant period of 24 months


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

  • 2014 Scrap Tire Grant

  • Scrap Tire Manufacturing & Processing (over one million PTE) - $ 350,000

  • Scrap Tire Manufacturing & Processing (up to one million PTE) - $ 250,000

  • Scrap Tire Non-Paving Civil Engineering or Construction - $ 150,000


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

  • 2014 Scrap Tire Grant

  • Eligibility - an agency of the state, per the ORC, which may be a municipal corporation, county, township, village, state college or university and solid waste management district or authority. Applicants may sponsor multiple private sectors businesses or non-profit organizations, who are located and registered to conduct business in Ohio

  • On hundred percent (100%) cash match must be available and expended on those allowable costs directly associated with the approved project

  • Maximum grant period of 24 months


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

Grant Writing Reminders

Make sure your project matches the purpose of the grant.

Connect with your funding agency/organization.

Follow instructions!

Provide all data and materials requested.

Pre-review the grant before submission.

Verification proposal was received by grant agency/organization.

Never be afraid to ask questions.


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

  • Priority Materials

  • aluminum

  • •construction and demolition debris

  • •deconstruction material

  • •electronics

  • •glass

  • litter (2014 CG and LCTA, only)

  • •old corrugated cardboard

  • •organic (food waste) material

  • •paint

  • •paper

  • •plastics (#1 - #7) with focus on polystyrene

  • scrap tires/scrap tire material (2014 LCTA & 2014 STG, only)


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  • FUNDING CRITERIA

  • Positive economic and environmental impact regionally or statewide

  • Assurances that project will accomplish stated goals and is transferable

  • Evolution into a permanent service/program without future Agency funding

  • Past grant performance (project implementation, expenditures and reports)

  • Consistency with local and state solid waste management plans

  • Qualifies as an eligible project and includes one or more targeted materials

  • Financial need of the applicant

  • Availability of grant funds

  • Submission of required forms and comprehensive responses

  • No outstanding financial or compliance issues with the State of Ohio


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

  • ADDITIONAL 2014 LCTA FUNDING CRITERIA

  • Complete an activity on public property or property which the grantee has received appropriate owner consent

  • Grant funds will be used to supplement but not to replace existing funds

  • All litter clean-up activities must involve the use of volunteers


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

2014 Grant Schedule

  • October 1, 2013 - Application Package Posted on OEPA Website

    www.epa.ohio.gov/dmwm/home/grants.aspx

  • October 3, 2013 – Grant Informational Meeting

  • February 3, 2014 - Applications Due

  • May 2014 - Awards Announced

  • July 1, 2014 - Funding Made Available to Grantees


2014 oepa grant opportunities october 3 2013

Contact Information

Terrie TerMeer, Assistant Environmental Administrator

[email protected]

Telephone: (614) 728-0017

Chet Chaney, Grants Administrator

[email protected]

Telephone: (614) 728-0043

Marti Kolb, Program Administrator

[email protected]

Telephone: (614) 644-2171

Lynn Stinson, Grant Coordinator

[email protected]

Telephone: (614) 644-2937


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