The 2020 National DERA RFA is Now Open!

EPA anticipates awarding approximately  $44 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 Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 11:59  p.m. (ET) to be considered for funding.

Important Dates

 

Activity

Date

Request for Applications (RFA) OPEN

Monday, December 9, 2019

Information Session Webinar
Link to Webinar
Call-In Number: 1+ (202) 991-0477
Access Code: 4149804#

Wednesday, December 11, 2019; 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Information Session Webinar
Link to Webinar
Call-In Number: 1+ (202) 991-0477
Access Code: 4149804#

Wednesday, December 18, 2019; 3:00 p.m. (ET)

Information Session Webinar
Link to Webinar
Call-In Number: 1+ (202) 991-0477
Access Code: 4149804#

Tuesday, January 14, 2020; 3:00 p.m. (ET)

Questions and Answers Document:
Deadline for Submittal of Questions

February 14, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET

Deadline for Applications

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 11:59  p.m. (ET)

Notification of Selected Applicants

May 2020

Funding of Awards

June-October, 2020

 

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