EPA supports diversion of food waste and other organic materials from landfills. AD is an alternative to landfilling that results in environmental benefits in the form of renewable energy (biogas) and a product that can improve soil health (digestate). The goal of this funding opportunity is to accelerate the development of new or enhance/increase existing anaerobic digestion capacity and infrastructure in the United States.
The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity shall not exceed $3 million in total grant funding. EPA anticipates awarding 10 to 40 cooperative agreements and individual grant awards may potentially be in the range of $50,000-$300,000.
All applications must achieve one or more of the following objectives:
The following entities are eligible to apply:
Applications are due by July 14, 2020. Additional information is available on Grants.gov [gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com], under Funding Opportunity Announcement EPA-OLEM-ORCR-20-02.
Fore more information on this opportunity, visit EPA Anaerobic Digestion Funding Opportunity [gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com], and join the informational webinar on the funding opportunity and how to apply on June 2, 2020, from 1:00-2:00 pm EST. Register for this webinar here. [gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com]