DERA 2013 Request for Proposals Now Open

By May 13, 2013 No Comments

EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is now soliciting proposals for the 2013 National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program funded through the Diesel Emissions Reduction (DERA) program.  The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $9 million.  The Request for Proposals (RFP) is posted here and on  The NCDC website contains information regarding clean diesel technologies, past awarded projects, and helpful tips.

The RFP will be open for approximately 45 days, closing on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.  EPA plans to award funding through this competition in the fall.

This RFP has been updated from previous years, so applicants are encouraged to carefully review the RFP for eligible projects, technologies, and funding restrictions.

There will be general applicant Q&A webinars on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14, with tribal applicant Q&A webinars on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16.  Please visit the NCDC website for more information.

All questions regarding this RFP should be submitted to [email protected].