AQIP and Low Carbon Transportation Project Solicitations

This page last reviewed May 24, 2017


The California Air Resources Board will issue competitive grant solicitations for each project category listed in the Fiscal Years 2015-16 and 2014-15 Funding Plans for the Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) and Low Carbon Transportation Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.  All project solicitation documents will be located on this web page.  When the application period begins, a solicitation announcement will be sent to one or more of  the following email lists:  AQIP List Serve, Cap and Trade Auction Proceeds, Climate Change, Advanced Clean Cars, DriveClean, Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program (Car Scrap), Loan Incentive Program, and Mobile Source Program Mailouts List Serve, and AQIP working groups. 



Fiscal Year 2016-17 AQIP and Low Carbon Transportation Grant Solicitation Schedule
Project Application Period Solicitation Documents
NEW!On-Road Advanced Technology Demonstration ProjectsSolicitation Opened:
May 19, 2017

Solicitation Closing Date:
August 16, 2017
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 27KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 247KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 195KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant (PDF- 134 KB)
Appendix C - Hydrogen Refueling Station Requirements (PDF- 88KB)
Appendix D - Quantification Methodology for Determining Emission Reductions and Cost-Effectiveness (PDF- 368KB)
Appendix E - CEQA Compliance and Permitting Requirements (PDF- 94KB)
Appendix F - Data Collection Requirements (73KB)
NEW!
Financing Assistance for Lower-Income Consumers  (Financing Assistance Pilot Project)
Solicitation Opened:
May 18, 2017

Solicitation Closing Date:
July 6, 2017
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 94KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 128KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 75KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant (PDF- 108 KB)
Appendix C - Acronyms  (PDF- 7KB)
  
Off-Road Mobile Agricultural Equipment Trade-Up Pilot Project in the San Joaquin Valley (Trade-Up Pilot Project)
Solicitation Closed:
April 21, 2017

Grantee Selected:
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 39KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 173KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 92KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant (PDF- 177KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 50KB)
  


Car Sharing and Mobility Options Pilot Project

Solicitation Opened:
April 4, 2017

Solicitation Closed:
May 22, 2017
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 105KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 490KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 77KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant (PDF- 433KB)
Appendix C - CEQA  (PDF- 68KB)
1st Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF-375KB)
2nd Applicant Teleconference Q&A- Updated Q#27 (PDF-474KB)
Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project and Low Nox Engine Incentives (HVIP) Solicitation Closed:
December 29, 2016

Grantee Selected:
CALSTART
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 31KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 105KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 77KB)
Appendix B - Draft Implementation Manual (PDF- 1.65MB)
Appendix C - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 311KB)
Applicant Workshop Q&A  (PDF - 24KB)
Applications Received (PDF - 24KB) 
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Solicitation Closed:
November 4, 2016

Grantee Selected:
Center for Sustainable Energy
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 26KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 166KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 96KB)
Appendix B - Sample Terms and Conditions for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (PDF- 37KB)
Appendix C - Sample Implementation Manual (PDF- 476KB)
Appendix D - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 383KB)
Preliminary Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 12KB)
Final Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 8KB)
Applications Received (PDF- 14 KB)


Fiscal Year 2015-16 AQIP and Low Carbon Transportation Grant Solicitation Schedule
Project Application Period Solicitation Documents
Off-Road Mobile Agricultural Equipment Trade-Up Pilot Project in the San Joaquin Valley Solicitation Closed:
January 25, 2016
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 38KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 171KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 109KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 189KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 23KB)



Fiscal Year 2014-15 AQIP and Low Carbon Transportation Grant Solicitation Schedule
Project Application Period Solicitation Documents
Zero-Emission Truck & Bus Pilot Commercial Deployment Projects Solicitation Closed:
January 29, 2016
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 757KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 206KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 1.8MB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 150KB)
Appendix C - Hydrogen Refueling Station Requirements (PDF- 25KB)
Appendix D - Methodology for Determining Emission Reductions and Cost-Effectiveness (PDF- 184KB)
Appendix E - CEQA Compliance and Permitting Requirements (PDF- 40KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF - 62KB)
Applications Received (PDF - 4.78MB)
Preliminarily Selected Projects Plus Projects Not Selected (PDF - 60K)
Multi-Source Facility Demonstration Project Solicitation Closed:
September 24, 2015

2 Grantees Selected:
Port of Los Angeles &
San Bernardino Associated Governments
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 18KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 385KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 288KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 544KB)
Appendix C - Hydrogen Refueling Station Requirements (PDF- 27KB)
Appendix D - Methodology for Determining Emission Reductions and Cost-Effectiveness (PDF- 632KB)
Appendix E - CEQA Compliance and Permitting Requirements (PDF- 24KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF - 45KB)
Applications Received (PDF - 18KB)
Zero-Emission Drayage Truck Demonstration Project Solicitation Closed:
September 24, 2015

Grantee Selected:
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 20KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 383KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 288KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 543KB)
Appendix C - Hydrogen Refueling Station Requirements (PDF- 27KB)
Appendix D - Methodology for Determining Emission Reductions and Cost-Effectiveness (PDF- 254KB)
Appendix E - CEQA Compliance and Permitting Requirements (PDF- 24KB)
Applicant Workshop Q&A (PDF - 69KB)
Applications Received (PDF - 15KB)
Light-Duty Financing Assistance in Disadvantaged Communities Pilot Project (Financing Assistance Pilot Project) Solicitation Closed:
May 11, 2015

Grantee Selected:
Community Housing Development Corporation
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 18KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 90KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 56KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 191KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 35KB)
Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) Solicitation Closed:
April 30, 2015

Grantee Selected:
CALSTART
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 18KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 113KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 49KB)
Appendix B - Sample Implementation Manual (PDF- 847KB)
Appendix C - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 197KB)
Applicant Workshop Q&A (PDF - 21KB)
Targeted Car Sharing and Mobility Options in Disadvantaged Communities Pilot Project (Car Sharing Pilot Project) Solicitation Closed:
April 8, 2015

2 Grantees Selected:
City of Los Angeles &
Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 19KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 135KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 168KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 227KB)
First Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 12KB)
Second Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 56KB)
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) Solicitation Closed:
August 13, 2014

Grantee Selected:
Center for Sustainable Energy
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 20KB)
CVRP Solicitation (PDF- 66KB)
Appendix A - AQIP Application (PDF- 59KB)
Appendix B - Sample Implementation Manual (PDF- 142KB)
Appendix C - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 90KB)
Applicant Teleconference Q&A (PDF- 12KB)


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