All Funding Opportunities

Funding for Individuals & Families

Clean Vehicle Ownership Incentives

Clean Cars 4 All
Get up to $9,500 to scrap your older, more polluting vehicle with a cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicle for California residents living in participating air districts. Vehicle purchase incentives and free charger & installation opportunities available!

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project  (CVRP)
Get up to $7,000 to purchase or lease a new plug-in hybrid, battery electric, or fuel cell electric vehicle. CVRP is available to income-eligible California residents. Increased rebates for low-income applicants available!

Finance Assistance for Low-Income Consumers
Clean Vehicle Assistance helps California lower-income consumers access loans to purchase or lease cleaner vehicles, including plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles, at a reduced price. Up to $5,000 down payment assistance, special financing, and free vehicle charger & installation opportunities available!

Funding for Businesses & Nonprofits

Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP)
Get up to $315,000 to purchase or lease a new zero-emission or hybrid truck or bus. Funding is also available for low NOx (nitrogen oxides) natural gas engines. HVIP is available to California fleets.

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project  (CVRP) for Businesses & Fleets
Get up to $4,500 to lease or purchase a new plug-in hybrid electric, battery electric, or fuel cell electric vehicle. CVRP is available to California-based fleets and businesses.

Funding for Communities, Local Government & Tribes

Funding Opportunities for Community Mobility Projects

Development of Solicitation Concepts

Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot

The Clean Mobility Options Program aims to accept Mobility Project Voucher Applications starting at 9:00am PT on October 20, 2020, which will be processed and approved on a first-come, first-served basis. Up to $20 million in total is available for zero-emissions shared mobility projects (such as car sharing, bike sharing, and on-demand sharing) in disadvantaged and low-income communities, including some tribal and affordable housing communities.

  • Eligible public agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations can apply for:
    • Vouchers of up to $1 million for equipment, planning and development, outreach, and operations for mobility projects.
    • Of the total $20 million, up to $2 million is set-aside specifically for tribes.
  • Free technical assistance is available on an ongoing basis for project and application development.
  • Monday, June 1st at 9am PT was the official opening date/time of the application submission window for Community Transportation Needs Assessments as part of the Clean Mobility Voucher Pilot Program (CMO). The window closed on June 2 at 6pm PT.

Secure Funding for Community Projects

Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP)

  • New pilot that takes a community-based approach to overcoming barriers to clean transportation and mobility.
  • $19.5 million available to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to key destinations, and address community residents’ transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects.

Information on Current Low Carbon Transportation Funding Plan

Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project
The Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Projects, which are located within disadvantaged communities, intend to encourage and accelerate the deployment of new zero-emission school buses, school fleet vehicles, passenger cars, lawn and garden equipment, and can incorporate alternative modes of transportation like transit vouchers, active transportation elements, and bicycle share programs.

  • El Monte Union High School District, $9.8 million
    Project will be implemented at six high schools and one bus garage.
  • San Diego Unified School District, $9.8 million
    Project will be implemented at Lincoln High School and 14 nearby elementary and middle schools.
  • Stockton Unified School District, $4.9 million
    Project proposes a phased approach to make the most significant changes as soon as possible, while creating a master plan detailing the most effective way to achieve a fully zero-emission school district.

Light-Duty Vehicle Incentives for Public Fleets

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) for Public Fleets
Local, State, and tribal government entities can get up to $7,000 to purchase or lease new advanced light-duty technology vehicles, including plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), battery electric (BEV), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) - up to 30 rebates per year. Increased rebates for fleets operating in disadvantaged communities available! For more information on CVRP for public fleets, and eligibility guidelines visit the Public Fleets webpage on CVRP’s program page:

Technical Assistance Opportunities

Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
Community assistance opportunities include:

  • Steps to getting involved in CARB’s Clean Transportation Program Development
  • Guide to CARB's Solicitation Process
  • Other clean mobility project technical assistance