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Corner of Tab Year 5 Innovative Recycling/Waste Reduction Grants (FY 2003-2004) Corner of Tab Highlights

During its 2002 session, the Legislature reinstated the Innovative Grants program, beginning with FY 2003-04. Details are in House Bill 851, page 27.

Timeline for FY 2003-04 grant cycle:

August 8 Update Memo from Ron Henricks providing explanation of statutory changes, grants criteria, and FY 2003-04 grants timeline.
August 14 Request for Proposals.
October 15 Full Proposals due at DEP no later than 5 p.m. DEP Received 26 proposals. One was disqualified for not having the required format. One was disqualified for containing no innovative components.
December 4 DEP Review Committee's final ranking of applications.

May 24 Legislature allocated $750,000 for Innovative Grants, which is enough to fund the top four applications (Manatee County, City of Crestview, Palm Beach County, and Leon County).

(This page revised August 23, 2004)

You may review previous Innovative Recycling Grants information through the Grants Page.

Questions? Please e-mail us at Shannan.Reynolds@dep.state.fl.us.

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Last updated: August 29, 2017

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