San Francisco Department of the Environment

Request for Proposals for Zero Waste Projects and School Education Field Trips 2017-2019

The Department of the Environment awards funding to non-profit organizations (registered with the IRS as 501(c)3 organizations) whose work in source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and outreach helps San Francisco reach its environmental goals.

For 2017-2019 fiscal years, the Department will award:

  • Up to $720,000 over fiscal years 2017-19 ($360,000/year) for projects that move the City closer to its Zero Waste goal. Please note that year two funding is contingent on Board of Supervisors approval of annual budget.
  • Up to $20,000 over two years to 1 (one) project to provide hands-on outdoor education focused on
    environmental justice issues

Projects should exemplify Department values of Credibility, Innovation, Collaboration, Equity, and Impact. 

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Electronic proposal submissions due: 5:00 PM Friday March 24, 2017

Request for Proposals >

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For more information: Contact Alexa Kielty at (415)355-3747 or [email protected].