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Grant Applications and Project Plans

Open Solicitation for Urban Greening Projects

Solicitation for applications will be open June 13, 2022 - July 28, 2022 at 5 pm

The District is soliciting proposals from eligible entities to implement Urban Greening projects in the Shafter Community boundaries. This Request for Proposal will provide a total grant amount of up to $50,000 to the selected applicant(s) that can demonstrate the ability to efficiently and effectively implement urban greening projects by working with the community to reduce emissions and to provide several key co-benefits. Please see below for application materials.

The District hosted an informational meeting to address questions from applicants interested in submitting a proposal for the Shafter AB 617 Urban Greening Program on June 28, 2022. The English and Spanish recordings and presentation from this meeting are posted below.

California Climate Investments - Cap and Trade Dollars at Work

Urban Greening Emission Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.

Approved and Pre-Approved Project Plans

Title Guidelines Application Project Plan Notice of Approval
Car Share Program
Residential Lawn and Garden Program
Commercial Lawn and Garden Program
Low Dust Nut Harvester Program
Alternatives to Ag Burning Program
Charge Up Electric Vehicle Charger Incentive Program
Urban Greening Program
Residential Wood Burning Emission Reduction
School Air Filtration N/A Pre-approved
Tractor Replacement Program N/A Pre-approved
Ag Pump Replacement N/A Pre-approved
Electric School Bus Incentive Program N/A Pre-approved
Railcar Movers/Switchers Replacement N/A Pre-approved
Alternative Fuel Fueling Stations
N/A Pre-approved
Heavy-Duty Truck Replacement Emission Reduction Program N/A Pre-approved
Zero Emission Yard Truck Replacement Program N/A Pre-approved

Pending Project Plans

Title Guidelines Application Project Plan Notice of Approval
Increased Educational Training for EV Mechanics Plan Under Review
Tune-in Tune-up Under Review
Public Benefit New Alternative Fuel Vehicle Purchase Under Review
Transit Bus Replacement (Dial-a-Ride) Under Review
Road Paving & Sidewalk Installation Under Review

Project Plans in Development

Title Guidelines Application Project Plan Notice of Approval
Replacement of Passenger Vehicles
Funding for Bike Lanes
Solar Power & Energy Storage
Incentive Program to Reduce PM from Commercial Underfired Charbroilers
Incentive Program to Install Advanced Control Technology

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