For Immediate Release
December 28, 2018
CONTACT: DR. HANA STEEL
Applications Being Accepted for FY 2020 County Recycling Grants
Grant Applications available on line on January 2, 2019
WAILUKU, Maui, HI - The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced it is soliciting grant application/proposals from the public for the use of available funds from the DEM Recycling Grant Program, fiscal year 2020. Estimated funds available are $239,500, subject to Council appropriation.
Projects must be consistent with the goals of DEM, the Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division (EP&S) and the Recycling Section. Potential projects may include, but are not limited to: recycling education, equipment upgrades, program extensions and the collection of processed materials.
Applications are available starting Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at www.mauicounty.gov/recycle. Paper copies may be picked up or dropped off at the EP&S office, 2145 Wells Street, Suite 103, Wailuku, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. A grant application information session will be held at the EP&S office on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
Grant Summary Applications must be delivered to EP&S or postmarked by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Summaries will be reviewed and applicants will be notified if they have been selected to submit a complete full grant application. Submittal does not guarantee funding.
If selected, completed full applications must be received at the EP&S office or postmarked by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2019. Applicants are responsible for ensuring all required documents are included with the application. After the first round of applications are funded, there may be additional applications accepted for FY 20, subject to Council appropriations.
For more information contact the Recycling Hotline at 270-7880; from Lanai call 1-800-272-0125, x7880; from Molokai call 1-800-272-0117 x7880.