The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is offering $250,000 in grants to help communities develop recycling programs. Governor Rick Snyder announced a plan this week to boost the state's residential recycling rate.
Applicants can include nonprofit organizations, local and tribal governments, local health departments, municipalities, and regional planning agencies.
They cannot seek more than $100,000 and must clearly indicate how the money will be spent.
Those receiving the grants must pay at least 25 percent of the project cost. Requests will be accepted through May 30.