This page last reviewed August 26, 2016

Auction Proceeds Funded Programs and Events 

The Legislature and Governor appropriate auction proceeds from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) to State agencies and programs through the Budget process, consistent with the implementing legislation.   Additional information on the current and previous budget appropriations, including the individual budget summaries, can be found on the Budget Appropriations page.  

Transportation and Sustainable Communities Funding Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding          Natural Resources and Waste Diversion Funding

The tables below contain information on agencies that are investing GGRF monies and links to each agency's webpage for further information.  ARB has also created a two-page printable summary table of programs and state agencies that have been appropriated GGRF monies as well as a two-page printable program status table for implementation of FY2014-15 funding.  

Transportation and Sustainable Communities Funding

Agency / Department Program and Potential Investment Types Funding To Date   Upcoming Events
High Speed Rail Authority High Speed Rail
  • Planning, design, and right-of-way acquisition  of the initial operating segment
  • Construction of the initial operating segment
$850 million Contracts Currently Out For Bid
California State Transportation Agency Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP)
  • Expansion, enhancement and improvement of existing rail systems, including new rail cars and locomotives, to increase ridership  and service levels, and improve reliability
  • Improved connectivity of existing and future rail systems
  • Increased integration of rail and transit services, including integrated ticketing
  • Bus transit investments that increase ridership and reduce GHG emissions
$265 million CalSTA awards 2016 TIRCP grants - August 16

Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP)
  • New/expanded bus, rail services, or expanded intermodal transit facilities
  • Service or facility improvements, e.g. equipment, fueling, and maintenance
$145 million
Strategic Growth Council
Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (AHSC)
  • Transit-oriented development
  • Intermodal affordable housing
  • Transit capital projects
  • Active transportation/complete streets
  • Local planning and implementation
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALC)
  • Agricultural land preservation
$610 million HCD AHSC Program Information

DOC SALC Program Information
Air Resources Board Low Carbon Transportation
  • Zero and near-zero emission passenger vehicle rebates
  • Heavy duty hybrid/ZEV trucks and buses
  • Freight demonstration projects
  • Pilot programs (car sharing, financing, etc.) in disadvantaged communities
$325 million Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP)

Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP)

Work Group Meetings

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Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding

Agency / Department Program and Potential Investment Types Funding To Date Upcoming Events
Community Services and Development Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP)
  • Single and multi-family low-income energy efficiency and renewable energy projects
$154 million Low-Income Weatherization Program Funds Available
California Energy Commission Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
  • Energy audits
  • Building retrofits for energy efficiency
  • Energy generation
$20 million This program is currently on hold.
Department of Food and Agriculture Dairy Digesters and Research Development Program
  • Alternative and renewable fuel specifications
State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP)
  • Water and energy use efficiency
$75 million
Department of Water Resources Water-Energy Efficiency
  • Efficient hydro energy turbines 
  • Water conservation and efficiency grants
$70 million

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Natural Resources and Waste Diversion Funding

Agency / Department Program and Potential Investment Types Funding to Date Upcoming Events
Department of Fish and Wildlife Wetlands and Watershed Restoration
  • Delta coastal wetlands
  • Mountain meadows
  • Water use efficiency in wetlands
$27 million
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Urban Forestry, Forest Health Restoration, and Reforestation
  • Urban forestry
  • Forest health
  • Reforestation
  • Fire risk reduction
$42 million
Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Waste Diversion
$31 million GHG Reduction Loan Program - FY 15/16 Cycle 2A Funds Available

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Jerry Hart at 916-324-5941 or via e-mail