Open Funding Opportunities for Reducing Diesel Emissions

2021 National DERA RFA

EPA anticipates awarding approximately $46 million in competitive grant funding under the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) National Grants Program. The program is soliciting applications nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions 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 16, 2021, at 11:59  p.m. (ET) to be considered for funding.

Important Dates

ActivityDate
Request for Applications (RFA) OPEN

Thursday, January 14, 2021

 
Information Session Webinars
 
 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021; 1:00 p.m. (ET)
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Dial-In: (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 863 530 573# 
 
Wednesday, Feburary 3, 2021; 3:00 p.m. (ET)
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Dial-In: (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 609 539 899# 
 
Thursday, February 11, 2021; 2:00 p.m. (ET)
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Dial-In: (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 451 189 144# 
 
 
Deadline for Submittal of Questions
Questions and Answers (PDF)(16 pp, 257 K,  January 14, 2021)
 

 

March 5, 2021 at 4 p.m. (ET)

Deadline for ApplicationsTuesday, March 16, 2021, at 11:59  p.m. (ET)
Notification of Selected ApplicantsApril-May, 2021
Funding of AwardsJune-October, 2021

 

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