Funding Opportunities

Recycled Fiber, Plastic, and Glass Grant Program (FY 2019-20)

Recycled Fiber, Plastic, and Glass Grant Program (FY 2019-20). Total funding is $10,460,830 with maximum awards of $250K-$3M. The purpose of this competitive grant program is to lower overall greenhouse gas emissions by expanding existing capacity or establishing new facilities in California that use California-generated postconsumer recycled fiber (old corrugated cardboard, paper board, or textiles), plastic, or glass to manufacture products.

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Zero-Emission Drayage Truck and Infrastructure Pilot Project

Zero-Emission Drayage Truck and Infrastructure Pilot Project. Total funding is $44,100,000 with maximum awards of $100K-$24M. This solicitation uses funds to support large-scale deployments of on-road, zero-emission Class 8 drayage and regional haul trucks as well as the necessary zero-emission vehicle fueling infrastructure needed for service operation.

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Food Production Investment Program 2020

Food Production Investment Program 2020. Total funding is $7,000,000 with maximum awards of $100K-$6M. The goals of the program are to accelerate the adoption of advanced energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies at California food processing plants, demonstrate their reliability and effectiveness, help California food processors work towards a low carbon future, and benefit priority populations.

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Off-Road Zero/Near-Zero Emission Goods Movement at Inland Ports Freight Facilities

Off-Road Zero/Near-Zero Emission Goods Movement at Inland Ports Freight Facilities. Total funding is $6,000,000 with maximum awards of $3M. To reduce air pollutant emissions generated at Inland Empire freight facilities, the MSRC Clean Transportation Funding™ Program is seeking to partner with owners and/or operators of warehouses, distribution centers, logistics facilities, and intermodal hubs located in Riverside or San Bernardino county to implement air pollution reduction strategies that reduce emissions generated during shipping container movement and bulk material processing.

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On-Road Zero/Near-Zero Emission Goods Movement at Inland Ports Freight Facilities

On-Road Zero/Near-Zero Emission Goods Movement at Inland Ports Freight Facilities. Total funding is $14,000,000 with maximum awards of $7M. To reduce air pollutant emissions generated by heavy-duty diesel trucks that transport goods to the “Inland Ports”, the MSRC Clean Transportation Funding™ Program is seeking to partner with trucking fleet owners to begin their transition to zero or near-zero emission goods movement.

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Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC)

Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC). Total funding is $4,000,000 with maximum awards of $500K-$1M. The OTT seeks to support the formation and development of regional clusters supporting entrepreneurs and startups by funding innovation-accelerating organizations that demonstrate the ability to advance energy and related technologies in collaboration with and with the support of state, regional, and/or local entities.

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Zero & Near-Zero Emission Cargo Handling Equipment & Infrastructure at Warehouse, Distribution, & Intermodal Facilities in Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

Zero & Near-Zero Emission Cargo Handling Equipment & Infrastructure at Warehouse, Distribution, & Intermodal Facilities in Riverside & San Bernardino Counties. Total funding is $6,000,000 with maximum awards of $3M. The purpose of this grant is to partner with operators to deploy zero- and near-zero emission on-road trucks and off- road cargo handling equipment and supporting infrastructure.

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Sales and Use Tax Exclusion (STE) Program

Sales and Use Tax Exclusion (STE) Program. Total funding is $100,000,000 with maximum awards of $20M. The program excludes from sales and use taxes purchases of Qualified Property: if its use is either to process Recycled feedstock or using Recycled feedstock in the production of another product or soil amendment; or that is used in an Advanced Manufacturing process; or that is used to manufacture Alternative Source products or Advanced Transportation Technologies.

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Solar Heating, Cooling, and Power for Industrial and Commercial Applications

Solar Heating, Cooling, and Power for Industrial and Commercial Applications. Total funding is $3,000,000 with maximum awards of $1.5M. The intent is to increase the market availability of solar thermal systems and advance the development of emerging pre-commercial solar combined heating, cooling, and power systems by reducing the cost and advancing the technology and market readiness needed to increase adoption.

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