The Seattle Public Utilities has launched the Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant Program to support community-initiated and led waste prevention projects.
Donor Name: Seattle Public Utilities
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $3,000 to $40,000
Waste prevention means creating less waste by buying and using less, using reusable items, and sharing or donating items so others can use them. When they prevent waste, they help the environment, protect public health, build community, and save money.
- They have a total fund of $200,000 to award for each two-year grant cycle
- Grant requests may range from $3,000 to $40,000 per project
What they fund
- Activities must prevent waste. They do not fund projects focused on recycling, off-site composting, or litter clean-up.
- Activities must take place within Seattle City Limits.
Activities must incorporate one or more of the following focus areas:
- Test or expand new approaches, develop new technologies, or bring new waste prevention opportunities to Seattle.
- Community Engagement
- Community Benefits
- Community & neighborhood groups
- Schools, colleges & universities
- Institutions (such as health care or housing)
- Faith-based organizations
- Youth and children’s programs
For more information, visit Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant.