How to Apply for VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Funding
How do I apply?
Information on how to apply for funding will be posted here once available. Public work group meetings are scheduled for April and May 2019 to get input on the solicitation and application process.
When will funding be available?
Funding is anticipated to become available in 2019. Check back here for updates and information.
What types of vehicles or equipment are eligible?
Five categories of vehicles and equipment are eligible for funding:
|Project Category||Application Type||Total Amount Allocated|
Zero-Emission Transit, School, and Shuttle Buses
Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks
Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects
|Competitive Solicitation||$70 Million|
Combustion Freight and Marine Projects
|Competitive Solicitation||$60 Million|
Light-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure
|Competitive Solicitation||$10 Million|
In all cases except ocean-going vessel shore power and light-duty zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, funding can only be provided to replace existing internal combustion engines or vehicles. The existing vehicle, equipment, or engine in the owner's fleet must be scrapped.