Updated December 18, 2015 – CARE’s California Carpet Stewardship Program has announced a new pilot grant program to provide funding to establish, increase, improve and enhance California-generated post‑consumer carpet collection, recycling, and utilization of recycled content product manufacturing. The Cycle 1 Pilot funding will seek proposals from eligible applicants for capital to establish new facilities or expand existing capacity and throughput; funds are also available to support product testing and research and development, in line with Program goals. The notices were finalized after input from stakeholders, solicited during a webinar in November.
The final notices are available here:
Responses to questions from potential applicants were accepted through December 8, 2015; responses are published here: Grant Cycle 1A1B Q&A.pdf.
Applications for this round of grants are due by January 5, 2016.