The new grants provide a one off opportunity to accelerate investment in recycling infrastructure and equipment that will reduce food and garden organics waste sent to landfill.
The new grant funding is summarised below:
|Grant||Stream||Eligible Applicants||Project Requirements||Funding Per Applicant||Closing Date|
|Organics Infrastructure Large and Small||1. Food and Garden Organics processing||Councils, regional organisations of councils, local government organisations, NGOs, not-for-profits, business/private industry and partnerships.||Infrastructure and equipment that will contribute to new and/or enhanced major organics processing facilities.
Upgrades to operational facilities to decrease environmental risk.
|$25,000 to $5 million matched funding for capital costs.||13 July 2016|
|2. Business Recycling||As above and government institutions.||Organisation is managing their own waste on-site.
The equipment, activity and/or built infrastructure contributes to on-site waste management.
Must provide a waste assessment, audit or report by a waste expert.
|$75,000 to $500,000 matched funding for capital costs.
Not-for-profit and government institutions can seek up to 90% funding.
Projects seeking $100,000 or less should apply through the Bin Trim Rebates Program.
|3. Food Donation||Only not-for-profit organisations are eligible to apply for this stream.||New or enhanced donation, storage, and redistribution of unavoidable food waste from businesses and institutions to people in need.||$25,000 to $500,000 covering up to 90% of capital costs.|
MRA has submitted more than 130 WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $30m in funding for our clients.
If your organisation is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 8541 6169.
MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success.