Equitable Building Decarbonization Program Direct Install

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The purpose of this grant funding opportunity (Solicitation) is to award three regional administrators (Recipients) with funding to implement the Equitable Building Decarbonization (EBD) Direct Install Program. The program will be administered separately in Northern, Central, and Southern California to better ensure a broad distribution of funds.


The Recipients will implement the program in their awarded region to install energy-efficient electric appliances, energy efficiency measures, and related upgrades directly to low-income households living in single-family, multifamily, and manufactured homes in underresourced communities. Applications are required to (1) include community-based organizations (CBOs) for culturally appropriate outreach, education, and support for participating households and communities, and (2) include expertise in decarbonization of single-family homes, multifamily buildings, and manufactured housing.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Public Agency

Applicants must have qualifications relevant to residential building decarbonization, including decarbonization of single-family homes, multifamily buildings, and manufactured housing as outlined in the Program Narrative.

Eligible Geographies:

The EBD Direct Install Program will be administered separately in three regions: Northern, Central, and Southern California.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
august 2 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
60 months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
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Available Funding Notes:

See page 12 of 44 of the solicitation manual for more information. 

The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • Federal and State

Funding Source Notes:

U.S. Department of Energy
State and Community Energy Program Golden Field Office
State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP) Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Home Energy Rebates:
Home Efficiency Rebates & Home Electrification and Appliance Rebates
CFDA Number: 81.041

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Marissa Sutton, 1-916-237-2515, marissa.sutton@energy.ca.gov