ZERO EMISSION FREIGHT AND MARINE PROGRAM
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is offering Volkswagen Mitigation Trust funds to replace airport ground support equipment. The program opened on May 25th, 2021. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Eligible “Airport Ground Support Equipment” includes equipment that transports cargo or passengers to and from aircraft.
Vehicles must replace existing equipment that meets the following requirements:
Funding Total: $34,000,000.00
Maximum Award Per Applicant: $10,000,000.00
Equipment Cap: Up to the full incremental cost
Required Cost Match for Private Applicants: 25%
Individuals, businesses, Indian tribes, nonprofits, or government entities based in California or with a California-based affiliate.
Equipment must be operated in the state of CA.
At least 75% of funding will go to projects that reduce emissions in CA’s disadvantaged communities.