2019 National DERA RFA

The 2019 National DERA RFA is Now Open!

EPA anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in competitive grant funding for the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The Program is soliciting applications nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced and exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas.

Application packages must be submitted electronically to EPA through Grants.gov (www.grants.gov) no later than Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 11:59  p.m. (ET) to be considered for funding.


Important Dates

Activity Date

Request for Applications (RFA) OPENS

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Deadline for Submittal of Questions
March 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. ET

Deadline for Applications

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 11:59  p.m. (ET)

Notification of Selected Applicants

April-May 2019
Funding of Awards June-October, 2019

For more information, please visit EPA’s Clean Diesel Page.

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