Hamilton County R3Source Grants

Hamilton County R3Source offers grants for communities, schools, non-profit organizations, and businesses.  

  1. Waste Reduction Innovation Grant
  2. Residential Recycling Incentive (RRI)
  • No due date for grant proposals 
  • $15,000 available per project 
  • 25% match required – non-profit match may be “in kind” 
  • 100% of grant funds released once grant contract signed by all parties (usually 2-3 months from when proposal submitted). Any unused grant funds will need to be returned. 
  • 12 months to complete the project 
  • For more information, read the directions in the Waste Reduction Innovation Grant Packet  or email Cher Mohring or call 513-946-7737 
  • Innovation Grant Funded Projects List

Ohio EPA Recycling and Litter Prevention Grants

The Ohio EPA’s Recycling and Litter Prevention program offers large-scale, competitive grants to support communities, businesses and academic institutions that initiate or expand recycling programs, stimulate economic growth, and support litter prevention efforts. Get more information about each of these grants by visiting the Ohio EPA website.

  1. Community and Litter Grant
  2. Market Development Grant
  3. Academic Institution Grant
  4. Scrap Tire Grant
  • Open to local governments and nonprofits
  • The 2024 grant cycle opens October 2, 2023;  applications are due December 1, 2023.
  • Grant funds recycling equipment, curbside and drop-off recycling programs, special venue recycling, outreach and education, contamination reduction, tire amnesty events, surveillance cameras, litter clean-up and more.  
  • For more information, visit Ohio EPA.
  • For assistance or guidance on the community and litter grant application please email Cher Mohring.