Local partner core operations grants

The Local Partner Core Operations Grant helps local clean air agencies implement comprehensive air quality control programs to protect and enhance air quality within their jurisdictions. Projects must meet the goals of the state and federal Clean Air Acts. The accomplished work will occur in one or more of the major categories:

  • Enforcement
  • Permitting
  • Monitoring
  • Public education and enforcement
  • Planning and program development
  • Technical and business assistance
  • Administration

Local Partner Core Operations Grants are funded by Washington's Section 105 Air Quality Performance Partnership Grant provided by EPA, plus a match from the Model Toxics Control Operating Account.

Funding cycle

  • Amount of funding available: $6,185,095 for the 2021-2023 Biennium (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2023)
  • Funding allocated:
  • Grant award limit: Distribution is based on various criteria, such as capita and population in the local air agencies' jurisdiction.
  • Amount of matching funds required: none

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Start date: Jun 1, 2021
End date: Jun 30, 2021

Applications are accepted in the summer of each odd year.

Funding is available for the following entities:

Local clean air agencies and Ecology regional offices where a local clean air agency doesn't exist

Project types:

  • Enforcement
  • Permitting
  • Monitoring
  • Public education and enforcement
  • Planning and program development
  • Technical and business assistance
  • Administration

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