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Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio Event Waste Reduction Grant

The current grant cycle is closed.  Please click here for notifications on the next cycle.

The Event Waste Reduction Grant (PDF) program seeks to assist local event organizers with reducing event-generated waste and divert as much as possible from the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill. Event waste reduction grants can also aid in helping event organizers with building needed and necessary infrastructure to sustain diversion efforts beyond the grant funding year in order to continue to contribute to a safe and healthy community for all Franklin County residents.

State & Federal Nonprofit Security Grants

Please check back for updates on grant availability.

The FY2021 NSGP Application Period Is Now OPEN

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is made available to states via the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The purpose of the NSGP is to provide federal funds to states to assist nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of a terrorist attack through support for eligible physical security enhancements and other security activities.

For FY2021 NSGP, FEMA has awarded $2.4 million to the state of Ohio. This award is managed by Ohio EMA as the State Administrative Agency (SAA). Eligible organizations within Ohio will submit applications to Ohio EMA in accordance with the application instructions detailed below. Ohio EMA will review eligible applications and make recommendations for funding to the FEMA Grant Programs Directorate. FEMA makes final award decisions, which it announces in the July-August timeframe.



Applications are due no later than 4 pm on April 19, 2021


American Rescue Plan Act

Child Care Funding

The American Rescue Plan Act included an additional $40 billion in funding for child care.  

At this time ODJFS is still waiting on federal guidance and the actual financial award.

COVID-19 Indoor Air Quality Assistance Program

BWC has expanded the type of facilities eligible for their COVID-19 Indoor Air Quality Assistance Program.

They have also extended the deadline to apply for reimbursement for eligible expenses to June 30, 2021.

More information can be found here.