The Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District has announced the availability of approximately $150,000.00, pending MDNR official award letter, in grant funds available for solid waste projects within the seven county areas that the district serves. This includes the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington.

A grant application is below for your review. Proposals are due by 12:00 noon on Friday, August 19, 2022. Please send applications to Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James, MO 65559. An online application is available upon request from Jill Hollowell at

The grant packet changes to some degree each year. Please read the entire grant packet before preparing your application along with reviewing the criteria which grant applications will be scored. Applicants are expected to inform the district of their interest  prior to submitting an application and may direct questions to either Tammy Snodgrass or Jill Hollowell at (573) 265-2993 or by email at or


2024 Grant Information Packet

While there is a budget form within the application, you may prefer to use this PDF fillable budget for your actual grant application submission.

Important Dates

Grant Round Opens: July 1, 2023

Grant due date: Aug. 18, 2023 by noon

Grant workshop:  July 26, 2023 10 a.m. to noon
Workshop registration is requested for in-person or via Zoom

Grant Workshop, July 16, 10-12. Register in advance.

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