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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 the details below about our programs to see how you can participate.

Please note: 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, 2023 deadline for replacement or repower, please contact:

2024 Community Air Quality Grant Solicitation

Status: Open

​The Sac Metro Air District has over $10 million in mobile source incentive funding to improve air quality and promote cleaner technology in Sacramento. Funding is available ​to replace existing heavy-duty vehicles with zero or near-zero-emission t​rucks and buses, replace older farm tractors, upgrade locomotives, install low-carbon fueling infrastructure, and fund other eligible project categories. The application period for the off-road category started on March 4, 2024, and remains open. The application period for the on-road and infrastructure categories will begin on June 24, 2024. Click the links below to learn more about our grant solicitation and program requirements.

Click here for previous solicitations and awards

If you are currently participating in one of our programs and need to make a change, click on the link below.

Participant Resource Page

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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 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
 

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

 LOW EMISSION VEHICLE & INFRASTRUCTURE INCENTIVES

 

Incentives for businesses and organizations to replace old, polluting lawn and garden equipment with commercial zero-emission, battery-electric equipment.

Project examples: Chainsaws, pole pruners, leaf blowers, lawn mowers (walk-behind, stand-on, ride-on), and trimmers.

Status: Open​

Agricultural & Construction Equipment Replacement  
 

Off-Road Equipment Replacement

Incentives to replace Tier 3 and older or gasoline 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 primarily in Sacramento County.

Project examples: Electric UTVs, farm equipment, construction equipment, industrial equipment (tractors, loaders, forklifts, etc...)

Current Eligible Programs:

 Status: Open

FARMER Program 
 

On-Road Equipment Replacement

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

Project examples: Heavy-duty trucks, school buses, drayage, shuttles, transit vehicles, refuse trucks, etc. 

Current Eligible Programs: 

Status:  Opening Soon

Infrastructure Incentives 
 

Incentives to help fund the new installation of charging and fueling infrastructure. Click here to learn more. 

Project examples: Electric vehicle charging equipment, hydrogen, and natural gas fueling equipment.

Current Eligible Programs:

Status:  Opening Soon

Agricultural & Construction Equipment Replacement  
 

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 AB617 Designated Community are eligible to apply. 

Current Eligible Programs:

Status:   Closed
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