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Public Participation Grants

Public Participation Grants (PPG) provide funding to individuals and not-for-profit public interest organizations to increase public understanding and involvement in cleaning up contaminated sites and improving recycling and waste management. PPG can fund up to $120,000 for a two-year project. Matching funds are not required.

Funding cycle

  • Amount of funding available: $2.27 million
  • Funding allocated:
  • Grant award limit: Up to $120,000 for a two-year project
  • Amount of matching funds required: No matching funds are required
Application information

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Start date: Jul 18, 2017
End date: Aug 11, 2017

To apply for a grant, you must complete and submit an application in the Ecology Administration of Grants and Loans (EAGL) online grant management system. Find out how to register as an EAGL user.
Who's eligible Eligible project types

Additional information about this funding program

Funding Source: ​The Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) requires Ecology to set aside at least one percent of revenues collected from the Hazardous Substance Tax to fund the PPG Program. The Legislature appropriates a specific amount each biennium from the State Toxics Control Account, Local Toxics Control Account, or the Environmental  Legacy Stewardship Account to fund PPG. Ecology will receive approximately $2.27 million for the 2017-19 funding cycle.


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