As the regional air pollution control agency responsible for reducing air and climate pollution, the Sac Metro Air District is leading the climate planning process for the Sacramento region to guarantee the opportunity to compete for this new CPRG funding. The Sac Metro Air District is working with other regional leaders and partners to ensure that Sacramento's regional climate plan includes all desired climate pollution reduction strategies. Stay tuned as these plans and efforts evolve into an integrated strategy that will improve air quality, benefit environmental justice communities, and address historical air quality disparities. The Priority Climate Action Plan Roadmap contains additional background information, program details, and the program timeline.
Sacramento Metro Area Priority Climate Action Plan Roadmap
Thank you for sharing your air quality improvement ideas through the Community Benefits survey! View the results of the survey here.
EPA released a Notice of Funding Opportunity announcing a general competition for approximately $4.3 billion available in implementation grant funding. The general competition is for states, municipalities, tribes, and territories and is open now until April 1, 2024.
Phase 2 Implementation Grants Schedule
September 20, 2023
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
February 1, 2024
Optional Notice of Intent to Apply is due
April 1, 2024
Notification of Funding Selection
On July 26, Sac Metro Air District hosted a webinar to share information about the CPRG program. As the lead agency for this regional climate pollution reduction grant opportunity, it is Sac Metro Air District's responsibility to coordinate with jurisdictional partners to not only develop an attainable vision for a low-carbon region, but also prepare for the second phase of this program, where a total of $4.6 billion in competitive grants will be available nationwide to implement greenhouse gas reduction measures from the Priority Climate Action Plan. Click here to stream a recording of the webinar.
CPRG webinar presentation slides can be downloaded here.
The questions and responses listed in the Sacramento Metro Area CPRG fact sheet below are based on Sac Metro Air District's Climate Pollution Reduction Grants Program webinar on July 26, 2023.
Sacramento Metro Area CPRG Fact Sheet