The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio seeks applicants for the Community Waste Reduction Grant Program, a competitive grant program open to all nonprofits and government organizations in Franklin County.

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio seeks applicants for the Community Waste Reduction Grant Program, a competitive grant program open to all nonprofits and government organizations in Franklin County.

In order to qualify, the applying organization must establish programs and projects that address the unique waste reduction and recycling needs of central Ohio communities as well as meet all of the criteria outlined in the program information and application. Projects should emphasize partnership building and collaboration, and address opportunities to leverage the waste stream for community benefit.

The program seeks proposals that demonstrate how effectively or efficiently the initiative or program will help improve waste diversion and recycling through waste reduction and reuse; recycling; organic waste/food waste diversion; and outreach, education and awareness.

Applications, due July 15, may be found at bit.ly/23XhNWP.