Grant closed. Applications were due July 9, 2019.

$3.7 million Diesel on-road truck and transit bus replacement grant

Diesel truckClosed: Application deadline for these funds was July 9, 2019

The competitive grant opportunity partially funds replacement of diesel transit buses and on-road trucks (class 4-8, not long-haul). Targeted to Minnesota-based owners (private, public, and nonprofit).

See the request for proposals (RFP) for full details on eligibility: who may apply, grant match amounts, and other information that will help applicants submit a proposal.

  • Application deadline: July 9, 2019 (4:30 p.m.)
  • Total funds: Approximately $3.7 million


The grant seeks to reduce diesel emissions from older diesel engines to improve air quality and public health by removing older diesel trucks and transit buses and replacing them with new, less-polluting trucks and transit buses.

Projects funded will reduce diesel emissions in Minnesota, fund a variety of on-road truck and transit bus replacement grant projects from around the state, and fund a mixture of clean diesel technologies.