In addition to PEV Incentives for light-duty passenger vehicles, other transportation-related financial opportunities are available from federal and state agencies that may be of interest to broader audiences, such as California cities, businesses and fleets. Some agencies have ongoing funding available, while others issue funding notices periodically or assist in forming partnerships that can provide funding opportunities for transportation-related projects.
Grants and Funding Resources for Cities, Businesses and Fleets
US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
- Grants & Fellowship Information
Provides links to various grant programs.
- Grants & Funding for Pacific Southwest Region (EPA Region 9)
Provides financial assistance grants to qualified applicants to support a variety of environmental programs and activities. EPA Region 9 works within the context of EPA's national grants program to provide funding opportunities specific to EPA's Pacific Southwest Region.
US Department of Energy (US DOE)
- National Clean Cities Website
This program advances the nation's economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum consumption in transportation. (Find your local Clean Cities Coordinator)
Provides information on doing business with the DOE, including viewing current business opportunities, registering to submit proposals, and obtaining information and guidance on the acquisition and financial assistance award process.
- Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Financial Opportunities (EERE)
This program offers financial assistance opportunities and works with businesses, industries, universities and others to increase the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
- Alternative Fuels Data Center
Provides a list of California grants, funding and laws.
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development
- Grants & Funding
Provides Program assistance in many ways, including direct or guaranteed loans, grants, technical assistance, research and educational materials.
A hub for organizations to search and apply for competitive federal grant programs of 26 federal government agencies.
California Energy Commission (CEC)
- “DRIVE” Website
CEC’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program provides funding and grant opportunities in California.