Clean School Bus Program Application Instructions & Eligibility

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants must:

  • Own vehicle(s) currently operating 75% of mileage in the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) ozone nonattainment area (Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller counties)

  • Agree to destroy old chassis and engine with an H-GAC-approved salvage vendor

  • Purchase brand new vehicle(s) similar in size and weight to the vehicle being destroyed

  • Commit to continue operating new vehicle(s) at the same mileage as old vehicle(s)

  • Be willing to allow a credit check

  • Have site visits to view any and all vehicles under for consideration in the program

  • NOT perform grant work (purchase, or destroy vehicles) without a contract and notice to proceed with H-GAC

  • Commit to reporting quarterly on mileage, fuel use, and maintenance information for 3-5 years after reimbursement

Applying for a Grant

Read the Application Instructions to understand how to fill out the forms listed below.

Use the Accelerated Turnover Calculator spreadsheet to calculate whether your vehicles are eligible based on age and mileage.

Download the Clean Vehicles Application and navigate through the Excel tabs along the bottom. All three forms are required for every applicant.