AQIP and Low Carbon Transportation Project Solicitations

This page last reviewed January 13, 2016


The 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 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 Open:
December 18, 2015 -
January 25, 2016
Solicitation Announcement (PDF- 38KB)
Grant Solicitation (PDF- 171KB)
Appendix A - Application (PDF- 109KB)
Appendix B - Sample Grant Agreement (PDF- 189KB)
NEW!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 Open:
October 1, 2015 -
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)
Multi-Source Facility Demonstration Project Solicitation Closed:
June 23, 2015 -
September 24, 2015
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)
Zero-Emission Drayage Truck Demonstration Project Solicitation Closed:
June 23, 2015 -
September 24, 2015

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)
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 &
San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
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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