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Round four of Illegal Dumping grants announced

By MRA Consulting Group

The NSW EPA has released the fourth round of the Combating Illegal Dumping: Clean-up and Prevention Program grant under the $465.7 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).

The new grants aim to help councils, public land managers and community groups working in partnership with councils and/or public land managers to reduce illegal dumping. The program provides opportunity for eligible entities to access funding of up to $150,000 for clean-up and prevention projects and up to $20,000 for initiatives that improve data collection on waste dumping. Round 4 makes a total of $500,000 available.

Applications close 8 November 2016. Further eligibility criteria and other grant funding details are summarised in the table below:

Grant Funding stream Eligible applicants Project requirements Funding per applicant Closing date
Illegal Dumping round 4 ($500,000 total) Option 1
Illegal dumping clean-up and prevention
Local councils and land managers
  • Clean-up and prevention of illegal dumping.
  • Applicants must demonstrate illegal dumping baseline data to be eligible for funding.
$50,000 – $150,000 08/11/16
Option 2
Establishing illegal dumping baseline data
Local councils and land managers
  • Capture illegal dumping baseline data.
  • Identify illegal dumping trends.
Up to $20,000
Option 3
Illegal dumping clean-up and prevention community partnership
Community groups that partner with their local councils
  • Clean-up illegally dumped waste.
  • Install and implement prevention measures.
Up to $50,000

MRA has submitted more than 130 WLRM grant applications to date, winning more than $30m in funding for our clients.

If your organisation is interested in any of the above grant programs, please contact us at [email protected] or on (02) 8541 6169.

MRA can provide a one-stop shop to maximise your chances of success.

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