Feather River Mini Grant Program to Reduce VMT (Yuba and Sutter Counties)

The types of projects that are eligible to apply for the Mini Grants must reduce vehicle miles travelled directly or through public education programs. The projects should benefit the people of Yuba and Sutter Counties. Ideal projects will tie into larger efforts to reduce pollution from motor vehicles. Examples of eligible projects for the Mini Grant Program include: - May Is Bike Month energizer stations in Yuba/Sutter counties http://www.mayisbikemonth.comUp to $100 per station - The purchase of flags to initiate the School Flag Program (http://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=school_flag_program.index)Up to 100% cost of flags - Funding for publicly accessible bicycle racksUp to 100% cost of racks and installation - Grants for teachers to provide air quality curriculums - “Kickstarter” grants for larger bicycle and pedestrian projects - Publically available electric vehicle charging stations The Mini Grant Program is funded by fees paid to the Department of Motor Vehicles for vehicle registration. The purpose of the Mini Grant Program is to fund projects that provide an air quality benefit in Yuba and Sutter counties by reducing emissions generated by registered vehicles, with a relatively low cost and quick turnaround. The Mini Grant Program was authorized by the FRAQMD Board of Directors on August 3, 2015.
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Award Amount: 
$2,000.00
Maximum Award Amount: 
$2,000.00
Application Due Date: 
05-31-2017
Eligibility
Additional Eligibility Information: 
The types of projects that are eligible to apply for the Mini Grants must reduce vehicle miles travelled directly or through public education programs. The projects should benefit the people of Yuba and Sutter Counties. Ideal projects will tie into larger efforts to reduce pollution from motor vehicles. Examples of eligible projects for the Mini Grant Program include: - May Is Bike Month energizer stations in Yuba/Sutter counties http://www.mayisbikemonth.comUp to $100 per station; The purchase of flags to initiate the School Flag Program; )Up to 100% cost of flags; Funding for publicly accessible bicycle racksUp to 100% cost of racks and installation; Grants for teachers to provide air quality curriculums; “Kickstarter” grants for larger bicycle and pedestrian projects; Publicly available electric vehicle charging stations; Projects should not be for personal gain or required by any law, statue, or court order. Projects that may result in a conflict of interest will not be funded. Projects must provide a benefit to the general population of Sutter and Yuba counties and should not be for the primary benefit of the individual or organization submitting the application Projects that are denied by staff may appeal to the FRAQMD Board of Directors by submitting a written appeal to the Clerk of the Board at least 15 day prior to the next regular meeting of the Board.
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