Upcoming Grant Deadlines

There are several grant deadlines approaching for fleets within the Houston-regions. Make sure to follow the links below for more information:

Clean Transportation Triangle (CTT) Program and Alternative Fueling Facilities Program (AFFP) deadline Nov. 8, 2016. Link


New Technology Implementation Grant (NTIG) Program deadline  October 18, 2016. Link


Texas Clean Fleet Program (TCFP) .TCEQ offers grants for hybrid and alternative fuel fleet vehicles deadline October 18, 2016.  Link

2016 School Bus Rebate Program Now Accepting Applications

bus-c39c9744ddd54f5b9bfaf2aa8eb37a5dNeed help paying for that new school bus or upgrade? EPA is offering an opportunity to receive up to $25,000 per vehicle to replace your older school buses, and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. Older school buses without retrofits emit significant amounts of harmful exhaust, so participating in this program will help improve the health of students and other members of your community.

The 2016 School Bus Rebate Program is now open and applications will be accepted until November 1, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Please visit www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates for the Program Guide with all the details as well as FAQs and the application form.

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

Important Dates

  • September 29, 2016: Application period opens
  • October 7, 2016 from 1-2 p.m. ET:
    • Webinar for applicants: Link to Webinar
    • Call-in Number: 866-299-3188
    • Access Code: 20 2343 9571
  • November 1, 2016 at 4 p.m. ET: Application period closes
  • December 2016 (est.): EPA posts selectees and waiting list online. Official selection letters mailed to selectees
  • September 2017 (est.): Deadline for submitting payment documentation demonstrating installation of retrofits, delivery of replacement buses, and scrappage of old buses. (Nine months after selection letter date)
  • Within one month after receipt of payment documentation: Selectee will receive their rebate payment

Please contact CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov if you have questions.