Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects


For a quick peek at funding, click an equipment category below.

GSEAirport Ground Support
CHEPort Cargo Handling
MarineMarine Vessel
Shore PowerShore Power at Berths for
Oceangoing Vessels



Getting Started

The ZEFM Program Solicitation is OPEN and accepting applications.


Please follow the Solicitation Guidance closely for eligibility requirements, and evaluation criteria, and application instructions.


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Funding Available

The California VW Mitigation Trust has allocated $35 million in funding for zero-emission freight and marine projects.


The thermometer to the right illustrates roughly $25 million remains available.


Please refer to the Results page for complete program awards.


Available Funds

Guide to a Successful Application


Questions? See additional resources below:

Outstanding Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions

Submit questions via [email protected]

How much funding do I qualify for?

Funding Summary Tables 

Potential Funding and Eligible Costs

How is funding calculated?

Cost Effectiveness Graph

For illustration only. Refer to guidance for further details

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Third Solicitation Guidance (9/29/2022)


Second Solicitation Guidance (5/12/2021-3/22/2022)



If you have questions about the guidance or need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at 1-844-9VW-FUND.

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