EPA Grant Opportunity to Manage Food Scraps More Sustainably Through Composting

Food Scrap Composting

On May 30, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity soliciting applications for grant-supported projects designed to increase capacity for food scraps composting in the Mid-Atlantic by upgrading yard waste composting facilities to process food waste in the following states:

  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Under this program, EPA will award $150,000 distributed between one to three grantees. Applications are due August 30, 2024 and details are available at

With an extensive solid waste management background, an in-depth understanding of the grant writing and management process, and experience developing innovative grant proposals, GBB is highly and uniquely qualified to help guide the research, development, and preparation of successful proposals submissions in response to grant opportunities. To learn more, download GBB’s Grant Research and Proposal Development Assistance Capability Statement.

Contact Eugenia Manwelyan, GBB Senior Project Manager and grant application expert, at (703) 663-2420 or to discuss how GBB can assist navigating the grant application process and submitting a successful proposal!