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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Applications Being Accepted for FY18 County Recycling Grants

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai‘i – The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced it is soliciting grant applications/proposals from the public for the use of available funds from the DEM Recycling Grant, Fiscal Year 2018. Estimated funds available are $239,500, subject to County Council appropriations; deadline to submit initial summary applications is Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Projects must be consistent with the goals of DEM, the Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division and the Recycling Section and focus on landfill diversion. Potential projects may include, but are not limited to: recycling education, equipment upgrades, program expansion and the collection or processing of materials.

Applications are now available online at www.mauicounty.gov/recycle; paper copies may be picked up between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. from the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, 96793.

Completed Grant Summary Applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793.

Summaries will be reviewed and applicants will be notified if they have been selected to submit a full DEM Recycling Grant Application; submittal of the grant summary application or the complete grant application does not guarantee funding.

A recommended grant application information session will be held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku. If an applicant cannot attend the session but would like to discuss the grant process, please call the Recycling Section at 270-7880.

Complete full DEM recycling grant applications must be delivered or postmarked by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017, to the Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division, Recycling Section, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents are complete when submitted.

After the first round of grant applications are funded, there may be additional grant applications accepted in fiscal year 2018, subject to annual Council funding. To learn if additional funds are available, please contact the Recycling Section. For more information, call the Recycling Section at 270-7880.  For those calling from Lanai, call 1-800-272-0125 x7880, and from Molokai, call 1-800-272-0117 x7880.

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View grant application packet