Eligibility requirements for incentives and grants (Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentives, Vehicle Buy Back Program, Lawn Mower Exchange Program, Plug-in Electric Infrastructure and Carl Moyer - Heavy Duty Diesel Equipment On-Road & Off-Road Program are for local residents and businesses within the Air District with the exception of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle incentives which only apply to local residents. Businesses are eligible for Alternative Fuel Infrastructure such as Electric and CNG.
This project would continue watershed restoration work in the Headwaters Forest Reserve. The watershed restoration work implements the 2004 Headwaters Forest Reserve Resource Management Plan which details priorities for treatment of potential erosion sites, operational criteria for treatments, and defined routes where roads will be converted to public access trails. At this time, approximately thirty miles of road have been removed and approximately four miles of road were converted to public access trails.
A partial exemption from the sales and use tax became available under section 6356.5 for the sale, storage, use, or other consumption of farm equipment, machinery and their parts to qualified persons for use in qualifying activities. The partial exemption also applies to leases of certain farm equipment and machinery. Farm equipment and machinery means "implements of husbandry" as defined in Revenue and Taxation Code section 411. Qualifying property includes, but is not limited to:
The federal Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) has been amended a number of times, most recently in December 2015. The table below shows the value of the investment tax credit for each technology by year. The expiration date for solar technologies and wind is based on when construction begins. For all other technologies, the expiration date is based on when the system is placed in service (fully installed and being used for its intended purpose).
The Charge Up! Program provides incentives for the purchase of new, publically accessible, eligible Level 2 EV chargers. Publically accessible EV chargers must be available and opened to the public for a minimum of 30 hours per week during hours that would be reasonably used by the public. These chargers must be available for public use during times in which public parking is allowed at the site of the EV chargers.
The Sonoran Joint Venture (SJV) Awards Program supports the investigation and conservation of birds and their habitats within SJV boundaries by providing funds through a competitive program. Proposals for projects that support the SJV mission and objectives and fall into the broad categories of habitat, monitoring, or planning, are eligible for funding. Components of your project may also include outreach, education, community involvement, research, ecotourism, or professional training, but the overall outcome must support habitat, monitoring, or planning.
Approximately $13 million in competitive grant funds in fiscal year (FY) 2017 is available for award through the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). LFPP is a component of the Farmers Marketing and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), which is authorized by the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3005).
All Phase II projects must have previously completed a successful USDA Phase I project before applying for a Phase II grant. Success rates for applicants have been 50-60% for Phase II. Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all 2017 SBIR topic areas. USDA SBIR's flexible research areas ensure innovative projects consistent with USDA's vision of a healthy and productive nation in harmony with the land, air, and water.
The High Priority (HP) Grant Program is a discretionary (i.e., competitive) program which provides financial assistance to: 1)advance the technological capability and promote HP Innovative Technology Deployment (HP-ITD) to include the deployment of intelligent transportation system (i.e., formerly CVISN) applications for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations, including CMVs, commercial drivers, and carrier-specific information systems/networks; to support/maintain CMV information systems/networks; to link Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) information systems with State