Off-Road Equipment

Air District funding is available to help upgrade or replace mobile, stationary, and portable off-road equipment.

How to Apply

Visit our Application Page to apply for funding. Complete applications will be evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds have been awarded.

Eligible Project Types

  • Equipment Replacement: Replace existing equipment with cleanest available equipment, including alternative fuel and zero-emissions equipment.
  • Equipment Repower: Replace an old, existing engine with a newer emission-certified engine, including alternative fuel and zero-emissions engines.
  • Retrofit Purchase: Install an emission control device on an existing engine.
  • Infrastructure projects: Install or expand electric or alternative fuel infrastructure to power off-road equipment.

Key Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible equipment types include, but are not limited to, loaders, excavators, dozers, TRUs, forklifts and ground support equipment.
  • Public and private entities are eligible.
  • Existing equipment must be operational, at least 25 horsepower, owned by the applicant for at least two years, and must have a functional hour meter reader.
  • Funding cannot be used for upgrades or equipment purchases that are already required by an existing regulation, local ordinance, or contract.
  • Applicants must submit an application, be awarded, and enter into a funding agreement with the Air District prior to starting their projects. Projects that have started (e.g., placing an order or deposit) prior to the funding agreement being signed by all parties will be disqualified.
  • Applicants applying for funding must document current compliance with all applicable regulations. Questions about CARB regulations or compliance should be directed to CARB staff at 1-800-242-4450 or

Complete information about project requirements and eligibility criteria are available in the documents located in the Resources section below. If you have a project that does not meet all the eligibility criteria, please contact us to discuss other potential opportunities.

Funding Sources

Additional funds may be available to co-fund. The following are other funding opportunities available for off-road equipment projects. If you are applying for Air District funding and are pursuing other co-funding opportunities, please note this in your application.

Additional funding may be available for co-funding. The following are other funding opportunities available for agricultural equipment projects. If you are applying for Air District funding and pursuing one of these other funding opportunities, please note so in your application.


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Last Updated: 9/29/2022