Information pertaining to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Woodsmoke Grant Program
We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions that we are coming in regarding the upcoming change out program.
When will the program start?
The date for the opening of the Wood Smoke Reduction Incentive Program was pushed back to August 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. The promotional material being used in the program is on the last page of these FAQ’s. More details and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at www.baaqmd.gov/WoodSmokeGrant. Additional information about the program will be published on the website as it becomes available. You can also sign up at that page to get information about the program as soon as it is published.
Who will administer this program?
The Air District is administering this program. Job completion verification will be through both a certification form signed by a California licensed contractor and through photos of the completed project. Applicants will need to take a clear photo and upload it for review in order to be eligible to receive funds.
How will consumers obtain funding and what is the timeline on the payment?
Consumers interested in grant funding must apply for pre-approval through the Bay Area website. If approved, they will have 90 days to complete their project and submit a reimbursement request. If the reimbursement request is approved, checks should be issued within 30 days.
What does the registration component entail?
Completing an online form and providing documentation of EPA certified device, such as a picture of the installed device or a sales receipt.
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