Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Application Window Now Open

USEPA is authorized under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) to offer funding assistance to accelerate the upgrade, retrofit, and turnover of the legacy diesel fleet. USEPA anticipates awarding a total of approximately $115 million under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (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.

All application packages must 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.

Michigan applicants looking to submit an application with a qualified non-profit are encouraged to contact Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) or the American Lung Association’s Department of Clean Air Initiatives. Each organization has extensive experience with DERA grants.

Additional information is available on the USEPA’s National Grants: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) page.

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