Rural School Bus Pilot Project Application, Part A

To apply for RSBPP grant funding, please submit the information requested below. Questions? Contact NCUAQMD Staff at (707) 443-3093 or at support@ncuaqmd.org. A list of frequently asked questions and grant eligibility requirements is at www.ncuaqmd.org/index.php?page=rural.school.bus


Provide the requested information for the agency or entity applying for funding. Fields with a red "*" are required.




If your agency or entity does not belong to one of the categories listed below, contact District Staff for further information.





Enter the mailing address information for the agency or entity applying for funding.











Enter the physical address information for the agency or entity applying for funding.











Identify the person who will be the primary contact for the project.










Identify the Air District where the school is located. Use the following link to the air district look-up tool www.arb.ca.gov/app/dislookup/dislookup.php



Applicants selecting zero emission projects will be allowed to apply for up to three school buses, while projects using renewable fuel will be allowed one school bus per School District. A separate application must be completed for each school bus.


Identify the type of vehicle from the options provided. You may only select one per application.


The following questions are for Zero-Emission (Electric or Fuel Cell Bus Projects) only. If applying for Hybrid or Conventional Engine project, select "Not Applicable".


Are you applying for infrastructure costs?


Have you verified this technology will work for your route?


The following two questions are for Hybrid and Conventional Engine Projects only. If you are applying for a Zero-Emission (Electric Bus Project), select "Not Applicable".


Select one of the renewable fuel types from the list below.


Have you verified the availability of renewable fuel?



Maximum funding levels are: 1) Electric Bus, $400,000 with an additional $5,000 for infrastructure; and 2) Hybrid or Conventional Engine, $165,000. List the amount you are requesting below.


Has the engine or vehicle in this application been considered for, or has it been awarded replacement funding from a public agency?


If you answered yes, provide the name of the agency that is funding the grant, the status of the grant, and the amount of the award.



The following questions refer to the bus that will be replaced - the "old bus".












To quality, the school bus must be a model year 1997 or older. Select the model year from the list below.






















Is the CHP certification (pupil safety certification) current on this vehicle?


Identify the location of the school bus garage / yard.












Enter the total engine miles if different than the odometer reading.














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