EPA Now Accepting Applications for 2014 School Bus Replacement Funding Opportunity

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is now accepting applications for the 2014 School Bus Replacement Funding Opportunity.

This is a rebate program to replace older school buses in both the public and private fleets. The total funding for this opportunity is approximately $3 million. EPA will accept rebate applications until Monday, November 17, 2014, at 4 pm EST. Applicants may submit only one application for up to five buses.

Funding is between $15,000-$25,000 based on the class of bus.

  • The diesel bus being replaced must be MY 2006 or older.
  • Old bus being replaced must be scrapped
  • New bus must be MY 2014 or newer. Propane buses are eligible. Bus cannot be purchased prior to grant selection.

For more information, please visit http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/dera-rebate-schoolbus14.htm or send questions to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.