Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program
What does it fund?
Clean mobility projects such as zero-emission car share, bike-share, vanpool, and microtransit services along with the supporting infrastructure, and community transportation needs assessments in priority populations. Provides built-in technical assistance, learning tools and information-sharing opportunities to help build the capacity of under-resourced organizations to enhance mobility access in their communities.
Who is eligible for funds?
Non-profit organizations that qualify for tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501 and under California state law, California Native American Tribal Governments, Federal, State, or local government entities, such as a city, school district, or transit agency.
Are there recent policy changes?
Program policy improvements, including but not limited to increasing the community transportation needs assessment voucher amount from $50,000 to $100,000, have been made based on lessons learned and feedback received in the first application window. Please refer to June 2022 updated program requirements at Implementation Manual - Clean Mobility Options for more information on program changes. A grant amendment is currently under way to add $10 million in program funding from the Fiscal Year 2021/22.
How does this program provide benefits to priority populations?
All projects are in or serve priority populations.
How do I access funds?
Eligible applicants may apply on a first-come, first-served basis on the CMO Program website.
Cumulative Outcomes as of November 2021
$55.2 million allocated
$30.3 million encumbered
$30.3 million benefiting priority populations*
26 projects implemented
3,300 MTCO2e GHG reductions*
2.12 tons of NOₓ reductions*
0.163 tons of ROG/HC reductions*
0.256 tons of PM reductions*
*Values based on the portion of the projects funded through California Climate Investments.
Funding SourcesGreenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
Last updated: July 2022