Carl Moyer Grant Program
Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program) provides incentive
grants for cleaner-than-required engines, equipment, and other sources of pollution providing early or
extra emission reductions. Eligible projects include cleaner on-road, marine, and agricultural sources.
Projects may include engine re-powers, the purchase of new vehicles using alternative fuels, and
engine retrofit devices approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The District implements
the program from funding received from CARB.
More information about the Carl Moyer Program can be found at CARB's
Carl Moyer Grant Funding Announcement
District accepts postmarked or hand delivered applications from May 1st to May 31st of each year. Please
to read the full program announcement.
What do I do first?
ontact the District to learn when the next funding cycle begins. Then, obtain a grant application below or
call our office requesting one to be mailed to you. Complete all sections of the application and return it to the District office before the posted deadline.
he District maintains a
of vendors whom are contracted with the District to provide
services. If your preferred equipment vendor or service provider is not on the list or if you would like additional information
about any of the Moyer grant programs, contact
at (707) 443-3093 for assistance.
Who can apply?
individual, business, public agency, or non-profit organization that is located in, or that operates within the
boundaries of the District - all of Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties.
What criteria are used to determine which projects will be granted
is awarded on a competitive basis.
Projects which reduce the greatest amount of pollution at the lowest cost are given preference.
The District also considers other factors such as overall project cost, the potential for broad application of the project to other
jurisdictions, and matching funds provided by outside sources.
What happens if my project is selected for grant funding?
you will recieve an award offer letter. Letters arrive within approximately 30 days after the close of the application period. You will then be asked to schedule a
pre-inspection of the old equipment in order to confirm information you provided in the application. Once verified, you will be asked to commit to the project by entering
into a contract with the District. Contract requirements include the purchase and/or installation of the new or used equipment, the surrender or scrapping of the old engine
and/or equipment, and a requirement to submit annual mileage reports. Contract terms vary from 3 to 11 years depending upon the project type.