Diesel Funding Opportunities

Assistance Available for Diesel Emissions Reduction

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EPA Clean Diesel News announced this assistance program May 9, 2013.

EPA's National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is now soliciting proposals for the 2013 National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program funded through the Diesel Emissions Reduction (DERA) program.  The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $9 million.  The Request for Proposals (RFP) is posted here and on www.grants.gov.  The NCDC website contains information regarding clean diesel technologies, past awarded projects, and helpful tips.

The RFP will be open for approximately 45 days, closing on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.  EPA plans to award funding through this competition in the fall.

This RFP has been updated from previous years, so applicants are encouraged to carefully review the RFP for eligible projects, technologies, and funding restrictions. 

There will be general applicant Q&A webinars on Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14, with tribal applicant Q&A webinars on Wednesday, May 15, and Thursday, May 16.  Please visit the NCDC website for more information. 

All questions regarding this RFP should be submitted to cleandiesel@epa.gov.

National Clean Diesel Program

The National Clean Diesel Program has 3 grant programs which include the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, National Clean Diesel Emerging Technologies Program, and SmartWay Clean Diesel Finance Program.  More information about these programs and how to apply can be found at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/diesel/grantfund.htm

Applications for the current year have closed, but check back to these website for funding updates.

State Clean Diesel Grant Program

State Clean Diesel Grant Program Funds are directly available to states interested in establishing new diesel emission reduction programs.