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Tribal Solid Waste Grant

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.808
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Jul 29, 2022

Tonya Barnett


The Tribal Solid Waste Grant program provides funding to support planning, assessment, evaluation, and training activities to help tribes establish sustainable waste management programs and measure the extent of threat to human health related to the disposal of solid waste.

Eligible activities include:

  • Waste composition studies that identify and characterize solid waste generation and conduct waste composition analysis
  • Analysis of waste management practices, facilities, and issues in the community
  • Public education and outreach on proper disposal and waste reduction activities and/or training appropriate staff on proper disposal and waste reduction
  • Integrated Waste Management Plans (IWMP)
  • Evaluation of current waste management system effectiveness
  • Analysis of facilities and operational practices to determine expansion needs, processing options, and diversion opportunities
  • Project staff compensation for new or existing staff

Eligible applicants include:

  • States and territories
  • Tribal governments
  • Local government agencies
  • Interstate and intrastate government agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations that are not 501(c)(4) organizations
  • Non-profit educational institutions
  • Non-profit hospitals

EPA may limit competition under this CFDA number to tribes and intertribal consortia.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 7-10
Estimated total program funding: $700,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Environmental health · Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources

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