Monterey Bay Air Resources District (MBARD)
07/24/20 4:00 PM
Grants to California public agencies and individuals in eligible counties for projects and purchases that promote vehicle emission reduction. Funding is available for traffic signal coordination, zero-emission vehicles, roundabout construction, planning, enforcement, monitoring, and technical studies. Projects must be implemented in Monterey, San Benito, or Santa Cruz Counties.
To be eligible, a project must reduce, or enable the reduction of motor vehicle ozone precursor pollutants and particulate matter (10 microns in diameter or less). Emission reduction projects must enable the reduction of ozone precursor emissions (ROG, NOx) and PM from vehicle sources.
AB2766 FY21 will contain two major components: the Clean Air Management Program for fixed asset projects that yield direct motor vehicle emission reduction and the Clean Vehicle Program to incentivize the purchase of light, medium, and heavy-duty electric vehicles within MBARD jurisdiction.
Clean Air Management Program: These projects are identified as fixed asset for which travel activity data is available to calculate the expected reductions in motor vehicle emissions. Typical projects include roundabout design/construction, adaptive traffic signal control system installations, and fleet electrification. Projects in this category are scored based on calculated emissions reduced.
Clean Vehicle Program:
GrantWatch ID#: 143977
- Clean Air Management Program: Maximum funding per project will be $400,000.
- EV Voucher Replacement Program Awards shall be subject to the existing funding allocations based on population per county and the cap per electric vehicle shall be $10,000 for public agencies. New vehicles may be purchased or leased (minimum of 3 years required). Certified used vehicles may be purchased with a voucher funding cap of $7,500 (remaining battery life must be disclosed at time of purchase).
- EV Incentive Program for the general public: Incentives for BEVs are capped at $1,000, incentives for PHEVs are capped at $500 and fully electric motorcycles are capped at $200. Used BEVs and PHEVs will be eligible for a scaled-down incentive formula: $750 for a used BEV and $300 for a used PHEV from an authorized dealer, (remaining battery life must be disclosed to the buyer at time of purchase).
All eligible projects with the exception of the MBARD EVIP must be completed within the two-year grant project term period. A one-time extension of the grant project term may be authorized at the discretion of the MBARD Board.
MBARD EVIP: The program will run within the fiscal year.
All expenditures for projects shall be incurred or invoiced after the start date and before the expiration date of the Grant Agreement.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The application packets are available below.
For questions or more information, please call Alan Romero at (831) 718-8030, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monterey Bay Air Resources District
24580 Silver Cloud Court
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 647-9411 | Fax: (831) 647-8501
USA: California: Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties
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