The recently awarded WLRM grants wrap up a spectacular year for MRA’s grants team. Over the four funding streams MRA helped our clients win over $11 million in grants for FOGO and infrastructure projects.
Through the Bin Trim program, MRA and Modern Shoes were able to divert close to 30 tonnes of waste from landfill, saving the business $21,600 per year.
The Queensland Government recently opened the Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package (RRTAP) grants program offering up to $250,000 in funding for businesses and local government organisations to help fund the costs of transporting recyclable material from regional Queensland to facilities (within QLD or interstate), where it can be recovered or processed and turned into new products.
Green Industries SA recently opened the Recycling Infrastructure grants program offering up to $500,000 in funding for industry and local government organisations to install infrastructure and provide innovative approaches to increase the recovery of resources and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill each year.
Sustainability Victoria recently opened the Bioenergy Infrastructure Fund grants offering a total of $750,000 in funding for government organisations (including state, local and federal), community organisations, businesses and social enterprises over two streams; Infrastructure and Business case or feasibility/technical study.
The Australian Government recently opened the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund offering grants of up to $1 million to aid in the modernisation of manufacturing infrastructure including of MRFs and resource reprocessing facilities.
The Queensland Government has opened the second round of its Resource Recovery Industry Development Program to aid the State’s resource recovery industries through support for projects that divert waste from landfill and create jobs.
The Australian Government has opened the eighth round of its Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant to support short-term industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community.
The NSW EPA has opened the fourth round of its Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure (MRRI) grants under the $337 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).
The grants offer funding to deliver new infrastructure projects in NSW, with the aim of increasing diversion from landfill.
The NSW EPA has released the next round of the Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Program grant under the $337 million WLRM extension.
The grants are awarded under five funding streams that cater to specific applicant categories and have different project requirements.