Grant Programs

To obtain program applications, please "click" on the left hand tab under Grant Applications for the Carl Moyer and FARMER Programs and/or Woodsmoke Reduction Program / Applications.

Carl Moyer Program

The Carl Moyer Program was established in 1998 as a partnership between the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and local air districts. This grant program provides funding for replacing, re-powering, or retrofitting eligible heavy-duty engines with cleaner-than-required technology.

Applications for the Carl Moyer Program are being accepted until May 31, 2023. 

The District is administering the Carl Moyer Program (Year 23) State Reserve Project Solicitation. For FY: 2020-2021, the State Reserve funds have been directed to providing monetary grants to offset the cost of infrastructure supporting zero-emission vehicles within Colusa County. Eligible projects are limited to battery charging stations and hydrogen fueling stations. All projects must be eligible in accordance with the Moyer Program Guidelines, Chapter 10.

Applications for the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations will begin on June 28, 2021.

FARMER Program

The Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) Program provides funding through local air districts for agricultural equipment, agricultural pump engines, tractors, and other equipment used in agricultural operations. The FARMER Program is supported in part by California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work.

Applications for the FARMER Program are being accepted until April 1, 2023.

Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodstove Reduction Program (Program) is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace a non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat. This Program will offer Vouchers towards the purchase and installation of a new EPA-certified woodstove, fireplace wood insert, gas (natural gas or propane), or electric device.

The District currently does not have Woodsmoke Reduction Program funds available at this time.