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2022-2023 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) National Grants

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Health and Safety

Reserved for Energy



Funded by:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


This notice announces the availability of funds under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program and solicits applications from eligible entities to incentivize and accelerate the upgrading or retirement of the nation’s legacy diesel engine fleet. Eligible activities include the retrofit or replacement of existing diesel engines, vehicles, and equipment with EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certified engine configurations and verified retrofit and idle reduction technologies.

EPA anticipates awarding a total of approximately $115 million under this NOFO: $58 million in FY 2022 funding and $57 million in FY 2023 funding; it is anticipated that approximately 4-10 cooperative agreements will be made per each of EPA’s ten regions subject to the availability of funds, the quantity and quality of applications received, and other considerations.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

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