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Incentive Programs

The Sac Metro Air District offers various incentive programs for residents, businesses, and public agencies to improve air quality in the Sacramento region to reduce the cost of less polluting equipment and vehicles. See details below about our programs to see how you can participate.

Sac Metro Air District does not have incentive funds for trucks and equipment not in compliance with the California Air Resources Board. If you have a diesel truck subject to the January 1, 2022 deadline for replacement or repower, please contact:

Thank you to everyone who has applied to our programs. Stay in touch with upcoming funding availability and subscribe to our Incentives email list. 

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Other Funding Opportunities in our area:

o   Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure  – Opening February 2021

o   Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight & Port Drayage Trucks – Open

o   Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects  – Opening Q1 2021

o   Zero-Emission Transit and Shuttle Buses  - Open


If you are currently participating in one of our programs and need to make a change, go to ouParticipant Resource Page

 Residential Incentive Programs

Community CarShare Program

The Community CarShare Program is a pilot car-sharing program to benefit disadvantaged communities in the greater Sacramento area.

Status: Open

Community CarShare Program

Clean Cars 4 All helps low-income Sacramento County residents get a new mobility option when they turn in an old vehicle for scrap. Residents can either get a grant up to $9,500 towards the purchase of a new or nearly new plug-in electric, fully battery-electric, or hydrogen vehicle; or choose the Alternative Transportation Option with up to $7,500 to access public, private, and shared mobility options.

Status: Open

Wood Stove / Fireplace Change Out

The Wood Stove Change-Out Program provides funding for the replacement of older, polluting fireplaces and wood stoves with certified cleaner burning units. Environmental justice zones receive slightly more funding than non-environmental justice zones.

​Low Income
Status: Open
Non-Low Income
Status: Closed
​Retailers
Status: Open

 Low Emission Vehicle & Infrastructure Incentives

Agricultural & Construction Equipment Replacement

Off-Road Equipment Replacement

The Off-Road Equipment Replacement Program provides grant funds to replace Tier 0, Tier 1, and Tier 2 high-polluting off-road equipment with Tier 4 Final or zero-emission level equipment. Applies to existing diesel self-propelled equipment 25 HP or greater operating in Sacramento, Yolo & Solano Counties.

Project examples: Farm equipment, construction equipment, industrial equipment (tractors, loaders, excavators, forklifts, etc...)

Eligible Programs:

Status: Closed

On-Road Equipment Replacement

Incentives for cleaner replacement vehicles or expansion of zero-emission on-road equipment in fleets.

Project examples: Heavy-duty trucks, drayage, shuttles, transit vehicles

Eligible Programs: 

Status:             Closed

Incentives to help fund the new installation of charging and fueling infrastructure. 

Project examples: Electric charging equipment, Hydrogen, and Natural Gas fueling equipment

Eligible Programs:

Status:  Closed

Locomotive - Carl Moyer Program

Locomotive Replacement

Provides funds to replace, rebuild, or repower locomotives. Applies to locomotives operating in the Sacramento Federal Ozone Nonattainment Area and is currently closed.

Project Examples: Passenger trains, locomotives, switchers

Eligible Programs: 

Status: Closed

School Bus Grant Funding & Information

The Lower-Emission School Bus Program (LESBP) goal is to reduce school children's exposure to cancer-causing and smog-forming pollution from public school buses throughout California.   

Eligible Programs: 

Status: Closed

Targeted Green Infrastructure Fund

Reimbursement of up to $40,000 to improve transit stops with ADA accessibility infrastructure, seating, shelter, shade trees, and/or solar-powered lighting. Public transit agencies or organizations that have or maintain transit stops or stations located in the South Sacramento-Florin AB 617 Designated Community are eligible to apply.

Eligible Programs: 


Status: Closed

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