The Port of Long Beach is accepting applications for air filtration and energy efficiency projects funding under the Facilities Improvement portion of the Community Grants Program.
Applications must be received by 4 p.m. Monday, May 6.
Eligible projects for 2019 include:
Projects that improve indoor air quality, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; stand-alone air filtration systems; high-performance filter upgrades and replacements; and register-based air filters
Energy-efficiency projects, such as boiler and chiller replacement, efficient lighting, insulation, and window/door replacement and sealing
Proposed projects must be located in the priority zone. The priority zone is identified as the area most impacted by port operations, and starts in downtown Long Beach and extends north along Interstate 710. It includes parts of Wilmington, Carson, Compton and Paramount.
For more information, or to apply, go to www.polb.com/grantopportunities. Applications must be completed and submitted online.
To date, more than $8 million has been awarded under the Community Grants Program. Including money awarded under a previous grant program, the Port of Long Beach has given about $25.8 million for community-centered environmental grants and committed almost $65 million, more than any seaport in the nation.