Illinois VW School Bus Program
Illinois EPA is offering VW funds for the replacement of existing diesel school buses with new all-electric school buses. This is a valuable opportunity for the BEAST.
Replacement of class 4-8, type A-D diesel school buses (engine MY 2009 or older) with new, all-electric school buses.
Eligible Locations in Illinois
Priority Area 1 (Chicago Metro):
Counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will, and Oswego Township in Kendall and Aux Sable and Goose Lake Townships in Grundy.
Priority Area 2 (Metro-East):
Counties of Madison and St. Clair.
August 9th, 2021 at 5PM
Chicago Metro Area:
Max award: $6,500,000.00
Max award: $2,500,000.00
Required Cost Share (applies to both priority areas and both bus and charging costs)
For non-government applicants: 50%
For government applicants and non-government applicants under contract with a public school district: 25%