Access Clean California - Outreach, Education and Awareness
What does it fund?
Access Clean California is a multi-faceted outreach effort that helps streamline access to California Climate Investments' consumer-facing, equity-focused clean transportation and clean energy incentive programs for low-income and disadvantaged communities. It funds coordination, technical assistance and capacity-building, and outreach efforts across the state through a network of outreach partners, with an emphasis on funding grassroots community-based organizations (CBOs) to conduct outreach in priority populations.
Who is eligible for funds?
Access Clean California provides resources to nonprofits, CBOs, and similar organizations to help families in low-income and disadvantaged communities learn about, apply for, and participate in clean transportation and clean energy incentive programs.
Are there recent policy changes?
How does this program provide benefits to priority populations?
This program is an outreach effort aimed exclusively at increasing access for priority populations to clean transportation and clean energy incentives programs. The program’s outreach partners are all located in and represent priority communities. In addition, Access Clean California also provides technical assistance and capacity-building grants to CBOs based in and representing priority populations.
How do I access funds?
Visit Access Clean California to use the Benefits Finder tool, learn how to get consumer-focused clean transportation and energy funding, and explore how to join the outreach partner network. If you represent a CBO or grassroots organization that is located in a priority community and are interested in conducting outreach for CARB’s clean transportation equity projects, please click here to contact an Access Clean California representative.
Cumulative Outcomes as of November 2022
- $17 million allocated
- $16 million encumbered
- $16 million benefitting priority populations
- 1 statewide project implemented
- This program does not have quantified emissions benefit reductions
- Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
- Volkswagen Mitigation Fund
Last updated: February 2023