Funding Opportunity in Missouri

Application Period Opens for Various Projects, Ends Oct. 12, 2021

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is currently accepting applications for the replacement or repowering of large diesel trucks (including emergency response vehicles), school buses, and other eligible diesel equipment using Volkswagen (VW) Trust funds.

Other eligible projects can include:

  • Transit/shuttle buses
  • Locomotives
  • Marine vessels
  • Cargo handling equipment
  • Airport ground support
  • Forklifts

We are also accepting applications for Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Funding.

Applicants who own 1992-2009 engine model year diesel vehicles (trucks) are eligible to receive up to 40 percent of the cost of a new engine, or 25 percent of the cost of a new vehicle. Other categories may receive up to 75 percent of the cost for their project.

Awarded applicants must permanently disable the old vehicle or engine.

Visit the Volkswagen Trust Funds webpage for details and application materials at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/vw/index.html.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.

Questions? Email us at MOVWTeam@dnr.mo.gov.