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New York Clean Cities Coalition Announces AFV Funding Opportunity

The Genesee Region Clean Communities (GRCC) in New York has opened a Request for Proposal (RFP) application period for the Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) program-Round 2.0, which provides approximately $1 million for the purchase or conversion of fleet vehicles to natural gas and other alternative fuels.

Funding is available to offset a portion of the incremental cost associated with the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles or conversion of vehicles operating in the Rochester Nonattainment Area counties, which include Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Genesee and Orleans. The CMAQ funds can be used to pay up to 75 percent of the incremental cost of the purchase price of a new alternative fuel fleet vehicle or conversion of an existing vehicle to operate on an alternative fuel. Eligible entities may include, but are not limited to the following: Public, private and nonprofit organizations with fleets of five or more vehicles operating in the Rochester Nonattainment Area.

The application deadline is March 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Contact David Keefe, GRCC Coordinator, for additional information at 585.301.2433 or dkeefe@grcc.us. More information is also available at the GRCC website here.