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Non-District Incentive Programs

Voucher Incentive Program (VIP)

Over $15 Million in funds are available statewide to replace older high-polluting trucks with newer cleaner trucks. The VIP offers funding amounts of either $30,000 or $35,000 for small fleets (3 or less vehicles) to replace 1993 and older heavy-duty diesel vehicles with a new or used 2007 or newer model year vehicle.

To participate, applicants must have:

  • Owned and operated in California 75% of the time for the previous 2 years
  • Small Fleet Owners – 1-3 heavy-duty diesel vehicles
  • Old diesel vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 19,501 pounds or more
  • Operating a minimum of 15,000 miles per year or consuming 1,459 gallons of diesel fuel per year during the previous two years
  • Replacement vehicle has a 2007 or newer engine that is at or below 1.20 g/bhp-hr NOx and 0.01 g/bhp-hr PM
  • Retrofits must be ARB verified
  • See participating dealership or retrofit installer for complete details

Click here for more VIP information

Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

The Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), established by the California Alternative and Renewable Fuel, Vehicle Technology, Clean Air, and Carbon Reduction Act of 2007 (Assembly Bill (AB) 118, Statutes of 2007, Chapter 750), is a voluntary incentive program administered by the Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) to fund clean vehicle and equipment projects, research on biofuels production and the air quality impacts of alternative fuels, and workforce training.

Click here for more AQIP information

State and Federal Financing Information Links

The following links provide information regarding State and federal air quality financing opportunities.

Environmental Financing Resources for California Businesses

U. S. EPA Grants and Environmental Financing

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