Waste 2 Resources Program Funding Opportunities:

2017-19 PPG Information

Ecology will accept applications for PPG from 8 a.m. July 18, 2017, through 5 p.m. Aug. 11, 2017. To apply for a grant, you must complete and submit an application in the Ecology Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) online grant management system.

Make sure you read the program guidelines and application instructions before applying.

CONTACT
Lynn Gooding
lynn.gooding@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6062
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RELATED LINKS
Program Guidelines
Chapter 173-321 WAC
Chapter 70.105D RCW
Past Grant Awards
A quick look
EAGL Application Instructions

Public Participation Grants (PPG)

The Washington State Department of Ecology’s (Ecology) Public Participation Grant (PPG) program is a competitive grant program that provides up to $60,000 per year to qualified individuals and not-for-profit public interest organizations. The purpose of these grants is to facilitate public participation in the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites, and to facilitate implementation of the state’s solid and hazardous waste management priorities.

Here is a recordingg of the online training Ecology conducted on the application process: https://wadismeetings.webex.com/wadismeetings/lsr.php?RCID=835d3648a2674de68b4ed6cc09bab6ec.

Eligibility Requirements

The PPG program will award funding to either of the following groups:

Program Priorities

Priority consideration for PPG will be given to applicants who meet any of the following criteria:

Project Categories

PPG will fund two basic types of projects:

Funding Source

MTCA requires Ecology to set aside at least one percent of revenues collected from the Hazardous Substance Tax to fund the PPG Program. The Legislature appropriates a specific amount each biennium from the State Toxics Control Account, Local Toxics Control Account, or the Environmental Stewardship Legacy Account to fund PPG. Ecology will receive approximately $2.5 million for the 2017-19 funding cycle.