The statewide Clean Vehicle Assistance Program (CVA Program) and the regional Driving Clean Assistance Program in the Bay Area and Sacramento help lower-income residents finance used or new conventional hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV), battery electric (BEV), or fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). The programs provide point-of-sale price buy-down opportunities, low-interest rate loans, home charger installation (or prepaid charge cards), and financial and advanced technology training.
The CVA Program is administered by the Beneficial State Foundation (BSF) and offers eligible applicants price buy-down grants of up to $5,000 and affordable financing opportunities (≤ 8% interest); including up to $2,000 for a Level 2 home charger installation for eligible vehicle purchases or a $1,000 prepaid charge card and a free portable Level 1 charger.
To verify program eligibility please visit the CVA Program Eligibility webpage: https://cleanvehiclegrants.org/eligibility/
For more information on the CVA Program grant and loan application information, please visit the CVA Program official program page: www.CleanVehicleGrants.org
The Beneficial State Foundation administers the CVA Program. For more information and for program FAQs, please visit the CVA Program official program page or contact BSF:Website: www.CleanVehicleGrants.org
The Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) runs the regional Driving Clean Assistance Program that offers financing assistance towards the purchase of battery-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV), hybrid-electric (HEV), or fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) for residents in disadvantaged communities throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento. The CHDC has partnered with Travis Credit Union and Beneficial State Bank to provide eligible residents price buy-down grants and loans up to $20,000 for clean vehicle purchases.
Program benefits include a buy down opportunity of up to $5,000, low-interest loan opportunities (≤ 8% interest rate), up to $2,000 for a Level 2 home charger installation for eligible vehicle purchases or a $1,000 prepaid charge card and a free portable Level 1 charger, and additional financial and advanced technology education training.
To verify program eligibility please visit the Driving Clean Assistance Program Eligibility webpage: https://communityhdc.org/dcap/#Submit
The Community Housing Development Corporation runs the Driving Clean Assistance Program. For a complete list of program eligibility requirements, loan terms and rates, and how to apply please visit the official Driving Clean Assistance Program page or contact CHDC:Website: DCAP.CommunityHDC.org