Low-Income Individuals & Families May Qualify For Free Gasoline Grants
Free Gas USA, Inc., a non-profit gasoline grant assistance provider, is offering gasoline grants to low-income individuals that are experiencing a difficult time paying for gasoline to drive to work, medical appointments, children to school or to buy groceries.
Gas cards are awarded monthly in denominations ranging from $50 to $1,200. To qualify for a gasoline grant an individual must meet the following criteria:
- 18 years of age or older
- Legal resident of the United States
- Own an automobile
- Automobile must be currently licensed and insured
- Income criteria
An individual’s yearly income must be at or below the “very low income limit'' category as defined for specific geographic locations by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For Cook County residents the amount is $26,400 for 1 person and $30,150 for a household of two.
Please note grant applicants must obtain an application via the Free Gas USA, Inc. website. All applications must be submitted with an agency referral form or they will not be processed.