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1 Show Me the Money Shirley Willd-Wagner CRRA Conference July 2007 California Integrated Waste Management Board

2 2 CIWMB Grant Programs Primarily authorized in Statute Generally focused on material type and/or program type rather than general waste reduction and recycling Coordinated in the new Sustainability Program, Financial Assistance Division (FAD)

3 California Integrated Waste Management Board 3 General Categories Cleanup and Enforcement Tire Recycling Used Oil collection and recycling HHW collection and recycling Reuse Assistance

4 California Integrated Waste Management Board 4 Cleanup and Enforcement TitleTypeEligible Apps Farm and Ranch Cleanup CLocal agencies Solid Waste Disposal and Site Cleanup CLocal agencies Local Enforcement Agency ELEAs

5 California Integrated Waste Management Board 5 Tire Cleanup and Enforcement TitleTypeEligible Apps Tire Cleanup and Amnesty Events CLocal agencies Waste Tire Enforcement NC LEAs and local agencies

6 California Integrated Waste Management Board 6 Tire Recycling TitleTypeEligible Apps Tire-Derived Products Random Certain public & private entities Rubberized Asphalt Concrete (RAC) CLocal agencies RAC IncentiveNCNew users of RAC Tire-Derived Product Business Asst CPrivate Businesses

7 California Integrated Waste Management Board 7 Used Oil Collection/Recycling TitleTypeEligible Apps Used Oil Block Grants ELocal agencies Opportunity Grants CLocal agencies Non-Profit GrantsC Non-profit organization Research, Testing & Demonstration C Private Businesses, NPs and local govt

8 California Integrated Waste Management Board 8 Other TitleTypeEligible Apps HHW Planning & Coordination Grants CLocal agencies HHW Discretionary CLocal agencies Reuse AssistanceCLocal agencies Liquefied Natural Gas from Landfill C Private Businesses, & local agencies

9 California Integrated Waste Management Board 9 Loans RMDZ Loans – businesses that use postconsumer or secondary waste materials to manufacture new products Landfill Closure Loans – operators of unlined, older-technology landfills who desire to close early

10 California Integrated Waste Management Board 10 Navigation Skills Before You Apply, Consider: Funding Source: Is your agency/organization eligible? Does your proposed project meet eligibility requirements? Is your proposal competitive? –Does your project address a priority of the funding source?

11 California Integrated Waste Management Board 11 Am I Ready? What partners do I need? Is the project ready? – Will I need permits? – Do I need to do CEQA? – How long will it take? Do I have adequate resources to plan, implement, and administer the proposal?

12 California Integrated Waste Management Board 12 Basic Components of Most Grant Applications Needs Statement: No PROBLEM = No PROJECT Objectives Methods/Work Plan Evaluation Budget

13 California Integrated Waste Management Board 13 About the Needs Statement Support the need for your project with statistical evidence; surveys, studies –Dont just reiterate state or federal statistics –Use local demographic information Show how this proposal will solve a problem in your community

14 California Integrated Waste Management Board 14 Evaluation is Critical Include both process and outcome evaluation Dont confuse measurement or tracking with evaluation –instead of how many brochures were produced, tell us if those brochures were effective; did they reach the target population; did participation increase? Was the project cost effective?

15 California Integrated Waste Management Board 15 Dont Assume…. That the funding source knows…. –Who you are or what your organization is about mission/goals of your organization scope of influence; physical boundaries, demographics, target population –Who is participating and to what capacity –What problem youre trying to address

16 California Integrated Waste Management Board 16 Make It Easy for Reviewers Be Clear, Concise, Precise –(your application is not scored by weight!) –relate everything back to the problem –clearly state intended outcome –reviewers love bullets, tables, charts, graphs Have an outsider, someone not familiar with the project, read your proposal for clarity

17 California Integrated Waste Management Board 17 Common Pitfalls Havent done your homework Application is not geared to local needs Project is not ready Dont meet the Funding Source priorities Havent read or followed the instructions - attachments, deadlines

18 California Integrated Waste Management Board 18 Grants Arent Rocket Science Read Do your homework Be concise Ask questions Implement Evaluate/adjust

19 California Integrated Waste Management Board 19 Shirley Willd-Wagner (916)


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