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Date Posted: May 03, 2018

2018 National DERA RFP

EPA anticipates awarding approximately  $40 million in competitive grant funding for the Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The Program is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced and exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas.

Proposal packages must be submitted electronically to EPA through Grants.gov (www.grants.gov) no later than June 12, 2018, at 11:59  p.m. (ET) to be considered for funding.



Request for Proposals (RFP) OPEN

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Information Session

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. ET

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 3 p.m. ET

Deadline for Proposals

     Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET     

     Notification of Selected Applicants      

July 2018

Funding of Awards

September-November, 2018


RFP Information Sessions

EPA will host two Information Sessions regarding this Request for Proposals via teleconference/webinar, based on the schedule below. EPA will attempt to answer any questions in these public forums.

2018 Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Information Sessions

Link to Join Webinar

Webinar #1 - Tuesday, May 1, 2018
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (ET)

To join the webinar:
Conference Number: 1 (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 4149804#

Webinar #2 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (ET)

To join the webinar:
Conference Number: 1 (202) 991-0477
Participant Code: 4149804#


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