Mini-Grant Program for Recycling
Sponsored by the Town of Wallingford
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.
To be considered for funding, proposed projects must include youth in the planning process.
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 Reuse:
- 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
School-sponsored clubs and Wallingford-based not-for-profit organizations serving youth (e.g., Girl/Boy Scouts, church youth groups, Boys & Girls Club, YMCA, etc.).
Print the application and instructions or call the Program Planning Office at 203-294-2060 for assistance. Awardees will be asked to report back to the Town on the project.