|EPA DERA FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
EPA anticipates awarding a total of approximately $115 million under this NOFO: $58 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 funding and $57 million in FY 2023 funding, subject to the availability of funds, the quantity and quality of applications received, and other considerations.
To address these diesel emissions and protect public health and air quality, EPA is authorized under Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) to offer funding assistance to accelerate the upgrade, retrofit, and turnover of the legacy diesel fleet. The DERA program promotes an array of diesel emissions strategies by working with manufacturers, fleet operators, air quality professionals, environmental and community organizations and state and local officials to address the varying priorities of different regions and sectors.
All application packages need to be submitted electronically to EPA through Grants.gov no later than Friday, December 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (ET) to be considered for funding.
|NOW OPEN: 2022-2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
||Wednesday, August 2, 2023
|Webinar Information Sessions
||2022-2023 DERA National Overview Webinar Slides (pdf) (971.64 KB, August 23, 2023)
- Held on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 @ 3PM EST
- Held on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 @ 2PM EST
|DERA Deadline for Submitting Questions
||Friday, November 10, 2023, 11:59PM ET
|DERA NOFO Closes – Application Deadline
||Friday, December 1, 2023, 11:59PM ET
|DERA Anticipated Notification of Selection
|DERA Anticipated Awards
||June 2024 to August 2024