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Mini-Grant Program for Recycling Activities

Sponsored by the Town of Wallingford

Purpose:

To provide grants of up to $150.00 to local youth groups and organizations who
wish support to implement recycling programs/activities in schools, churches,
clubs and neighborhoods.

Project Criteria:

To be considered for funding, proposed projects must include youth in the
planning process.

Some Examples of Appropriate Projects:

Recycling programs; source reduction and re-use programs; composting
programs; education and awareness programs in support of recycling
programs; and/or creative use of the arts and other media to foster participation
in reuse and reduction programs.

Examples of Recycling Projects:

  • School-Based Food Scrap/Composting Programs
  • Recycling of Beverage Containers at Events (shows, sporting events, etc.)

Examples of Re-use:

  • Reuse-A-Shoe (i.e. Nike program)
  • Organize Book Exchange
  • Greeting Card Re-use (i.e. St. Jude’s Ranch program)
  • Bicycle Re-Use/Recycle

Eligible Organizations:

 

School-sponsored clubs and Wallingford-based not-for-profit organizations serving
youth (i.e. Girl/Boy Scouts, church youth groups, Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, etc.).

Application Process:

Click on the following link to access and print the application and instructions or call the Program Planning Office (203-294-2060) for assistance.  Awardees will be asked to report back to the Town on the project


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