Funding Alert: USDA FY 2022 Composting and Food Waste Reduction (CFWR) Pilot Project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), under the OUAIP, is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to host a Composting and Food Waste Reduction (CFWR) pilot project for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The purpose of the CFWR program is to enter into cooperative agreements with eligible entities to develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans. Projects can be located in all community types including rural, urban and suburban.

The closing date for this grant is September 1, 2022. For more information about this grant and to apply, visit