NSW WLRM Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure (MRRI) grants
By MRA Consulting Group
The new grants, open to councils, not-for-profits, NGOs, groups of councils and the private sector, offer funding to deliver new infrastructure projects in levy-paying areas of NSW, with the aim of increasing diversion from landfill. The new grant funding is summarised below:
|Eligible applicants||Project requirements||Funding per applicant||Closing date|
|Councils, not-for-profits, NGOs, groups of councils and the private sector||New infrastructure that recycles additional material. Projects must be commissioned by January 2020.
What will be funded?
What will not be funded?
|$1,000,000 to $5,000,000, 50% of capital costs for private industry and NFPs/NGOs.
$1,000,000 to $10,000,000, 50% of capital costs for NSW councils, groups of councils.
Special consideration: certain councils in regional/rural areas of NSW may be eligible for special consideration, qualifying them for funding of up to 75% of capital costs.
|5pm Thursday 2 November 2017|
*Proposals involving Energy from Waste technology need to provide details that confirm compliance with the NSW EfW Policy
MRA has submitted more than 150 successful WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $40M in funding for our clients.
MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success. If your Council is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at [email protected] or on (02) 8541 6169.
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