CalSHAPE Updates:

  1. Upgrade and Repair (U&R) Grant Program has begun accepting applications as of September 19, 2023, as part of Funding Round Five. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2024.
  2. The CalSHAPE Ventilation and Plumbing Programs continues to accept applications for Funding Round Five. The application deadline for both programs is 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2024.
  3. CalSHAPE Ventilation and Plumbing Program grantees may continue to submit Reconciliation documents.

Notices of Funding Availability are posted under the expandable menus for each program. The notices provide the relevant funding round information, including eligibility, the application process, and available funding amounts. The CalSHAPE Ventilation Program will now be accepting applications for both the Assessment and Maintenance and Upgrade and Repair (U&R) Grants.

Applications for all programs are submitted electronically using the CalSHAPE Online System. An access link, instructions, and a video training can be found under the “Online System” expandable menu.

The California Energy Commission was authorized by Assembly Bill (AB) 841 (Chapter 372, Statutes of 2020) to design, administer, and implement the California Schools Healthy Air, Plumbing, and Efficiency Program (CalSHAPE). CalSHAPE includes two grant programs, CalSHAPE Plumbing and CalSHAPE Ventilation, for eligible parties within the service territories of the large electric and natural gas utilities in California.

Assembly Bill 841
(Ting, Chapter 372, Statutes 2020) authorizes the CalSHAPE Ventilation and CalSHAPE Plumbing programs

The CalSHAPE Ventilation Program provides funding to local educational agencies for the reasonable costs of HVAC assessment, general maintenance and adjustment, filter replacement, and carbon dioxide monitor installation including certain repairs, replacements and other improvements to HVAC systems. CalSHAPE Ventilation prioritizes investments in facilities in underserved communities and those located near freeways or industrial facilities.

Guidelines and Notices


Frequently Asked Questions

A&M Application Materials

HVAC Assessment Materials

Reconciliation

U&R Application Materials

Templates

The CEC issues a notice of proposed award (NOPA) to an LEA following approval of a grant application. The NOPA Grant List provides a list of LEAs that have received a NOPA for a CalSHAPE Ventilation Program and/or CalSHAPE Plumbing Program grant and the award amounts. The list will be updated monthly.

Upcoming Events

October 10, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
In-person Only
Join the California Energy Commission (CEC) and EPRI for a two-day summit, exploring affordable, reliable, and equitable pathways to electrifying buildings. The summit will take place October 10-11, 2023 in Sacramento, CA at the California Natural Resources Headquarters.
October 11, 2023 | 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
In-person Only
Join the California Energy Commission (CEC) and EPRI for a two-day summit, exploring affordable, reliable, and equitable pathways to electrifying buildings. The summit will take place October 10-11, 2023 in Sacramento, CA at the California Natural Resources Headquarters.

Contact

California Schools Healthy Air, Plumbing, and Efficiency Program (CalSHAPE)
CalSHAPE@energy.ca.gov

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