Eligibility

Learn how to find out if you are eligible to replace your vehicle and receive Clean Cars for All funding.

You are eligible if...
Location
You live in an eligible community in the Bay Area.
Income
The household income falls within one of the specified income brackets.
Vehicle
Your vehicle is registered in california under your name, a model year 15 years or older (e.g. 2005 or older), operational, and under 10,000 pounds.
New Applicant
You are a new applicant to a vehicle replacement grant program.

Updated 8/3/2020

Location

Currently, Clean Cars for All is open to all income qualified Bay Area residents. Residents in communities that are most impacted by air pollution can receive additional transportation options. To determine what types of grants you qualify for, download the Zip Code Eligibility Flyer

Updated 8/3/2020

Income

To qualify for Clean Cars for All, you must have an annual household income below our income cap. These caps are shown in the table below.

Annual Income
Household Size Max Grant Mid Grant Base Grant
1 $28,710 $38,280 $51,040
2 $38,790 $51,720 $68,960
3 $48,870 $65,160 $86,880
4 $58,950 $78,600 $104,800
5 $69,030 $92,040 $122,720
6 $79,110 $105,480 $140,640
7 $89,190 $118,920 $158,560
8 $99,270 $132,360 $176,480
For more than 8 people, add this amount to the amount above. $10,080 $13,440 $17,920
Please count yourself, your partner, and any dependents from your tax return
Grant Hybrid 35+ MPG* Plug-in Hybrid Battery Electric and Fuel Cell Clipper Card*
Max Grant $7,000 $9,500 +EVSE** $9,500 +EVSE** $7,500
Mid Grant $5,000 $7,500 +EVSE** $7,500 +EVSE** $7,500
Base Grant No $5,500 +EVSE** $5,500 +EVSE** $7,500

*Hybrid vehicle options are only available for certain zip codes (Zip Code Eligibility Flyer).
**Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE), grantees can receive a $2,000 rebate for a home charger.

Vehicles

We are currently targeting vehicles with a model year 15 years or older (e.g. for 2020 this is 2005 or older), but may expand the model year requirements in the future. Starting January 1, 2020 the model year requirement for all vehicles will be 2005 and older. Sign up for the Clean Cars for All mailing list to be notified if this requirement changes. Sign up for the Clean Cars for All mailing list to be notified if this requirement changes. SUBSCRIBE

Non-Eligible Vehicles

The following vehicles are not eligible to participate in the Clean Cars for All Program:

  • Dismantled or salvaged vehicles that have not been reregistered
  • Registered to a non-profit or business.
  • Operated by a public agency or fleet licensed
  • Undergoing a transfer of ownership

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