2018 DERA School Bus Rebate Program

Applications Being Accepted

Deadline to Apply - November 6, 2018 (4 p.m. ET)

We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for school bus fleets that serve public schools. EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality is accepting applications nationwide for rebates to assist in replacing old, dirty diesel school buses with new school buses meeting the cleanest emission standards. EPA anticipates awarding over $9 million in this funding opportunity.

Eligible Entities

Regional, state, or tribal agencies including school districts and municipalities; or

Private entities that operate school buses under a contract with an entity listed above.

Applications are limited to 10 buses. Fleets that own more than 100 buses can submit two applications.

Selection Process

Lottery, with at least one selectee from each state/territory represented in the applicant pool.

We are excited to announce a funding opportunity for school bus fleets that serve public schools. EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality is accepting applications nationwide for rebates to assist in replacing old, dirty diesel school buses with new school buses meeting the cleanest emission standards. EPA anticipates awarding over $9 million in this funding opportunity.

https://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates