Clean Air Grants for Infrastructure

The 2024 Clean Air Grants Program will be launching soon. Updated program details and applications will be available on our website in early July 2024.

The application window will open on Monday, July 29, 2024, and close on Friday, September 6, 2024. 

Please contact [email protected] to be added to the email notification list to stay updated about future grant programs. 

2023 Clean Air Grants for Infrastructure

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Grant funds are available to benefit public health for the installation of fueling or energy infrastructure to fuel or power covered sources. Eligible projects are those that are located in Santa Barbara County and provide fuel or power to a covered source.

  • Successful projects will be eligible to receive a grant within a range from $10,000 to $250,000.
  • Infrastructure projects will be competitively ranked, and priority will be given to projects located within low-income and disadvantaged communities, as defined by this map:, along with projects located at multi-unit dwellings.
  • Infrastructure projects that are accessible to the general public are encouraged and may qualify for more funding.
  • The District has discretion on how grant funds are distributed.

Criteria includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Electric Vehicle Battery Charging Station:

New, conversion of existing, and expansion to existing non-residential level 2 or higher battery charging stations, including but not limited to:

  • Public chargers – non-residential charging station that at a minimum must be accessible to the public daily during regular business hours.
  • Residential charging stations for multi-unit dwellings.
  • Workplace charging.
  • Fleet charging.
  • Direct current fast chargers along freeway roadway corridors.
  • Long-term charging at destination areas such as airports, hotels, schools, hospitals, shopping centers, etc.

Hydrogen Fueling Stations:

New, conversion of existing, and expansion to existing hydrogen fueling stations.

Additional projects may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public and private entities are eligible to apply unless otherwise stated. Out of County applicants are eligible to apply provided that the infrastructure is situated in Santa Barbara County.

How to Apply:

  1. Determine your infrastructure project’s eligibility for this program. Please see CARB’s 2017 Carl Moyer Guidelines, Chapter 10: Infrastructure and Community Air Protection Project Guidelines for full details. 
  2. Gather the required information as outlined in the application.
  3. Apply for grant funds in person, by mail, or email.

Please see application on the right for more information.



Program opened Monday, July 24, 2023.
Program closed Friday, September 1, 2023.


Contact us via email at [email protected] 

This program is part of our 2023 Clean Air Grants Program funded by California Air Resources Board’s Carl Moyer Program, Community Air Protection Program, and Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions Program (FARMER). For more information, see 2023 Clean Air Grants.