Funding & Incentives

On behalf of our dedicated stakeholders, we have identified the following federal, state, and local incentive programs that are currently available to assist fleet operators in the deployment of natural gas vehicles and infrastructure development. As the landscape of funding opportunities for these types of projects is ever-changing in California, please contact us at funding@cngvp.org for more information on how to apply for and potentially receive grant awards.

Program Name Funding Agency Total Funding Avaliable Per Vehicle Funding Incentives Application Deadline Additional Details
Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Incentives U.S. Department of Energy About $9.76 billion in remaining loan authority, as of 2019 Not applicable Until funds are exhausted None
Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit U.S. Internal Revenue Service No maximum established Not applicable. This tax credit is applicable through December 31st, 2021. None
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit U.S. Internal Revenue Service No maximum established Not applicable. This tax credit applicable through the end of 2021. Not applicable
Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption U.S. Internal Revenue Service No max established No maximum established Open on an ongoing basis Not applicable
AVAQMD AB 923 Funds Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District $150,000 No maximum established First-come, first-served Yes, the existing vehicle must be taken to a qualified dismantler within 60 calendar days of the delivery of the replacement unit.
AVAQMD Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program) Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District $680,000 available June 2020 Applicants may not request more than the vehicle’s incremental cost. Open on an ongoing basis Yes, the existing vehicle must be taken to a qualified dismantler within 60 calendar days of the delivery of the replacement unit.
BAAQMD Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program Year 22 (Carl Moyer Program) + Voucher Incentive Program (VIP) Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) $42,000,000 Funds are awarded based on cost-effectiveness up to $30,000 per ton of weighted emission reductions for diesel and $100,000 for near zero and zero emission. Funding limits vary depending on project and technology type. First-come, first-served. Community Health Protection Program funding allocation deadline is June 30, 2021. Yes, the old vehicle/engine/equipment must be destroyed before a payment to the grantee is issued for the new vehicle/engine/equipment. Existing vehicle must be engine model year 2009 or older.
BAAQMD Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program 2021 Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) $10,000,000 $200,000 First come, first served, closing October 28, 2021 for truck/truck infrastructure projects and December 17, 2021 for all other project categories Yes, the scrap truck must have operated at least 75% within California in the past two years. Class 5-8 trucks must be MY 2007-2009 to be eligible for scrappage. Scrappage must occur within 30 days of the receipt of the replacement vehicle and before 12/31/2022.
Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (9003) U.S. Department of Agriculture Pending agency intelligence. Not applicable. Letters of Intent are due September 1st and April 1st each year at 4:30 pm EST. Full applications are due October 1st and April 1st each year Not applicable
California VW Program for Combustion Freight and Marine 2021 California Air Resources Board (administered by SCAQMD) At least $26,000,000 will be available. $1,350,000 First-come, first-served, approximately $19 Million in funding left Only trucks with internal combustion engine model years 1992 to 2012 that are compliant with current regulations at the time of application and pre-Tier 3 equipment are eligible for replacement.
CARB Supplemental Environmental Projects California Air Resources Board Approximately $4 million is made available each year. Not applicable First-come, first-served None specified
Edible Food Recovery Grant Program (Cycle 1) Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery $2,850,000 Not applicable. Not applicable.
EKAPCD Carl Moyer Program Eastern Kern County Air Pollution Control District (EKAPCD) $300,000 80% of vehicle cost for fleets with ten or fewer vehicles; 50% of vehicle cost for larger fleets, except for emergency vehicles. Open on an ongoing basis until funds are expired Yes, scrappage is required.
EKAPCD DMV Grant Program Eastern Kern County Air Pollution Control District (EKAPCD) $250,000 Not applicable. February 25, 2022 by 5:00 pm PT Not applicable
Fiscal Year 2021 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) $1,000,000,000 Not applicable. January 28, 2022 at 3pm ET Not applicable
FY 2022 Voluntary Airport Low Emission Program Airport Improvement Program U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) $10,000,000 90% of eligible costs Pre-applications are due annually on November 1st by 5pm for AIP; PFC applications may be submitted at anytime . Equipment being replaced must be relocated to an area that does not have air quality issues (i.e. not a EPA non-attainment or maintenance area) or scrapped.
Modoc County APCD Carl Moyer Program Modoc County Air Pollution Control District $200,000 January 1, 2022 by 5:00 pm PST Scrappage is required. Vehicles and engines must be scrapped within 60 days of the dismantler’s receipt of the vehicle. Eligible engine MY requirements are 2007-2010.
Northern Sonoma Carl Moyer Program Northern Sonoma Air Pollution Control District (APCD) $250,000 80% replacement cost Wait List; Additional funds expected soon for FY-23 Yes, scrappage is required
Renewable Fuel Standard Program (RFS) and Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) No maximum is established Not applicable RINS may be carried forward to the next compliance year (March 31st deadline). None
San Joaquin – Public Benefit Grants Program – New Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District $8,000,000 $20,000 First-come, first-served None
San Pedro Bay Ports Technology Advancement Program Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach $3 million ($1.5 million from each Port annually) Up to 50% of costs Concept papers are being considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Some applicants will be invited to submit full applications. Not applicable.
SCAQMD Clean Fuels Program-Unsolicited Proposals South Coast Air Quality Management District Approximately $8 million in funds is available annually. Up to 40-45% of project costs First-come, first-served None
SCAQMD Voucher Incentive Program (VIP) (small fleets) South Coast Air Quality Management District $4,275,655 $10,000 to $100,000. First-come, first-served Yes, scrappage is required.
SDAPCD Clean Air for All Program Year 23 (Carl Moyer/FARMER/CAPP) San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDCAPCD) $30,000,000 Up to $200,000 for vehicle, depending on project type. January 7, 2022 by 5pm PT Yes, scrappage is required for other project types. The existing vehicle engine MY 2007-2009 must be taken to a qualified dismantler within 60 calendar days of the delivery of the replacement unit.
SDAPCD Proposition 1B 2021 Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program San Diego County Air Pollution Control District $2 Million Up to $200,000 for vehicle, depending on project type. January 7, 2022 by 5pm PT Yes, scrapped vehicles must be MY 2007-2009. Eligible equipment will need to be able to demonstrate at least 75% operation in California and at least 10% in San Diego or Imperial Counties over the previous 2 years to qualify (among other requirements).
Shasta County 2020 Carl Moyer Heavy-Duty Low Emission Vehicle Incentive Program Shasta County Air Quality Management District Pending agency intelligence $75,000 First-come, first-serve Scrappage is required.
SJVAPCD Truck Replacement Program San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District No maximum established, but funding is added throughout the year $200,000 First-come, first-served For the Standard Replacement Option, scrappage is required. For the Trade-up Option, the MY 2009 or older truck must be scrapped. For the Fleet Expansion option, scrappage is not required.
SJVAPCD VIP San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) $1.2 million. Up to $100,000 for vehicles. First-come, first-served Scrappage is required within 60 days of receipt for new vehicle.
SLO County APCD Alt Fuel and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program San Luis Obispo Air Pollution Control District $78,000 Up to 65% of eligible costs FCFS until funding expires Not applicable
Title 17 Federal Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy Projects and Energy Efficient Projects U.S. Department of Energy $4.5 billion Not applicable None
Unsolicited Department of Energy Proposal National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) No maximum established Not applicable Open on an ongoing basis Not applicable