Community Recycling Grant

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Get a Grant for your Great Ideas!

The City of Manassas and American Disposal have teamed up to launch a recycling grant program for Homeowners Associations (HOAs) in the City of Manassas. 

The City of Manassas Recycling Grant is designed to fund community-based recycling projects that reflect initiative, innovation, and teamwork to help increase recycling and reduce the amount of trash at the curb every week.grant winners

“We have many community members who come up with great ideas,” says City of Manassas Refuse and Recycling  Coordinator, Monica Boehringer. “The new Recycling Grant targets HOAs that are working with their residents in meaningful and sustainable projects that will help keep their communities clean and beautiful while helping to reduce the cost of sending trash to the landfill.”

Our small grants program is open to Home Owners Associations (HOAs) within the City of Manassas applying for amounts of funding between $500 and $15,000 to try out ideas to improve recycling in their community. 

Award categories:

Try it – offers small amounts of funding of up to $1,000 for communities to try out ideas to increase recycling. This might mean learning more about what is needed in the area or trying a project on a small scale.

Do it – offers grants of up to $5,000 to successful Try it award recipients who feel confident enough to be able to develop their community project to the next level.

Build it – offers grants of up to $15,000 to communities that have successfully launched a Do it community recycling project and would like to install or renovate a common area within the community that will benefit the health and well-being of community members.

recycling grant cover smallApplicants:
Applicants are HOAs passionate about improving their community and gaining skills for their own experience and social benefit. They know their community and the challenges they face as well as the opportunities that will benefit community members.

Ideas must:
  • Increase recycling within the community
  • Benefit the community
  • Have real social impact
  • Be new and innovative
  • Have potential

Grants may not be used for:

  • Individuals or groups outside the community area.
  • Existing businesses, groups or organizations outside the community HOA.
  • Political campaigning for HOA members.
  • Any activity outside the law or that fosters disharmony within the community.
  • Solely for the purpose of attaining academic qualifications.

Grants Awarded:

  • 1 March
  • 1 June
  • 1 September
  • 1 December

You can find out more and request an application by clicking here.

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