GFO-21-403 – California Electric Homes Program (CalEHP)

Departmental Grant ID:
GFO-21-403
Portal ID:
11240
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
Categories:

Details

Purpose:

The California Electric Homes Program (CalEHP) is seeking a third-party administrator (Recipient) to design and implement an incentive program. The Recipient will also provide technical assistance to potential and current CalEHP applicants.

Description:

This is a competitive grant solicitation. In this solicitation, the California Electric Homes Program (CalEHP) is seeking a third-party administrator (Recipient) to design and implement an incentive program. The Recipient will also provide technical assistance to potential and current CalEHP applicants. The third-party administrator applicant to this solicitation (Applicant) selected to be the Recipient of the grant funds will initially distribute up to $58,125,000 in incentives for all-electric buildings and energy storage systems in new residential market-rate construction throughout California. These incentives will be paid to incentive program applicants.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

This solicitation is open to all public and private entities.

Eligible Geographies:

N/A

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
August 22, 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Until funds expire

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$7,500,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: 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.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Assembly Bill 137 (Ting, Chapter 77, Statutes of 2021) created CalEHP, which is known in statute as Building Initiative for Low-Emissions Development Program Phase 2. Under Assembly Bill 137, the CEC is authorized to implement and administer a new statewide program to incentivize the construction of new multifamily and single-family market-rate residential buildings as all-electric buildings or with energy storage systems.

Funding Method: 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)

Funding Method Notes:

Funds are disbursed on a reimbursement basis (where the Recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor). 

How to Apply

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