Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects


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

Forklift FlyerHeavy-lift
GSE FlyerAirport Ground Support
CHE FlyerPort Cargo Handling
Marine FlyerMarine Vessel
Shore Power FlyerShore Power at Berths for
Oceangoing Vessels



Getting Started

The ZEFM Program Solicitation is now open. Application Deadline is Wednesday, February 28th, 2024.


NEW: View Recording of Pre-Application Webinar or Download Presentation Slides.

New:  View Recording of Forklift, Port Cargo Handling Equipment, and Airport Ground Support Equipment Webinar.


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:

Example Funding Agreement
Outstanding Questions?

Frequently Asked Questions (COMING SOON)

Submit questions via [email protected]


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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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