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Posted on November 12, 2020

Is your community group planning an event that aligns with Metro Waste Authority’s mission of No Wasted Resources? Could you use a few extra dollars to take your project to the next level?

Metro Waste Authority wants to help! Every year the agency puts up to $40,000 back into the community for a local environmental cause. We offer a variety of grants, so check below to see which best fits your project and apply now!

Environmental Enhancement Grant: $10,000

If your project will positively impact the environment, there’s a good chance this is the grant for you!

  • Deadline to apply November 1, 2020
  • Learn more or apply here!

Mini Grants: Up to $1,000

Metro Waste Authority offers mini grants for up to $1,000 each, totaling $30,000 per year!

  • Deadline to apply November 1, 2020
  • Learn more or apply here!

If you have any questions about Metro Waste Authority’s grant program, contact Education and Outreach Coordinator Sarah Borzo at, or give us a call at 515.244.0021.