Funding Alert: EPA 2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations.” The 2021 ARP Electric School Bus Rebates offers $7 million to eligible school districts and private fleet owners for the replacement of old diesel school buses with new electric school buses. Selected applicants that scrap and replace their old diesel buses with new electric buses will receive a rebate of $300,000 per bus. The deadline for applications is November 5, 2021.

 To view more information about this opportunity and to apply visit EPA.