Clean Air Grants for Agricultural Engines

The 2022 Clean Air Grants Program has closed. The last day to submit applications was August 31, 2022. Please contact [email protected] with any questions or to be added to the email notification list for our 2023 Clean Air Grants Program.

2022 Clean Air Grants for Agricultural Stationary Diesel Engine Repower

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Replace your diesel powered stationary agricultural engine to help reduce air pollution. Successful projects will be eligible to receive a grant within a range from $10,000 to $250,000.

Project Requirements:

  • Replacement equipment shall be for one new electric motor. 
  • Applications are limited to one grant project per Company, LLC, Taxpayer ID, etc. with final determination at the District’s discretion.
  • Must be a diesel powered engine that is greater than or equal to 25 horsepower with an operational hour meter.
  • Engine must be operational, and verified as such by the District at a pre-inspection.
  • During the last 24 months, the engine must have operated 100% of the time in Santa Barbara County. Newly funded projects must also operate 100% of the time in Santa Barbara County.
  • During the last 24 months, the existing engine must have been in compliance with the District’s Agricultural Engine Registration program.
  • Existing engine must be destroyed by a District-approved salvage yard.

How to Apply:

  1. Determine your agricultural engine’s eligibility for this program. Please see CARB’s 2017 Carl Moyer Guidelines, Chapter 5, FARMER Guidelines, Community Air Projection Project Guidelines, and the project criteria and requirements page for full details. 
  2. Gather the required information regarding the existing agricultural engine.
  3. Apply for grant funds in person, by mail, email or online.

Please see application on the right for more information.


Program opens Monday, July 25, 2022
Program closes Wednesday, August 31, 2022

  • Download PDF application
  • Complete online application


Contact us via email at [email protected] 

This program is part of our 2022 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 (FARMER) Program. For more information, see 2022 Clean Air Grant