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StopWaste Grants

Volunteers at MedShare, a humanitarian organization and StopWaste grantee help sort medical equipment to be donated to those in need.

StopWaste offers a variety of grants to provide funding for projects that reflect the Agency's guiding principles

While the primary 2019 grant cycle has ended, StopWaste provides a variety of other grant opportunities on an ongoing basis:

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2020 Grants for Waste Reduction

Please note:  The deadline has passed for 2019 grant concept proposals.  Check back early 2020 for new fiscal year grant opportunities. 

Please direct all questions to Meri Soll, StopWaste Senior Program Manager, (510) 891-6500 or 

External Funding Opportunities

The Altamont Education Advisory Board 2020 grant applications are now available online.  Applications are due by March 6, 2020.  For for more information, please visit:


Grantee Highlights


Improving the Quality of Life of People and our Planet

In the developing world, more than 10 million children under the age of five die from inadequate medical care every year. At the same time,  hospitals in the United States generate over two million tons of medical waste annually. Much of that waste is unused, unexpired medical supplies and equipment.