Final Plan Details

On April 11, 2018, Minnesota released a final plan for the initial phase of deploying settlement funds, 2018-2019. Funds will be invested in communities across the state. In this first phase, MN will invest 25% of the overall funds ($11.75 million) through five grant programs as follows:

* School bus replacements: 20%
* Heavy-duty on-road vehicles - transit and trucks: 35%
* Heavy-duty off-road vehicles: 15%
* Heavy-duty electric vehicles: 15%
* Electric vehicle charging stations: 15%

Funding Opportunity

MPCA is now offering $5.2 million in grants to help replace heavy-duty diesel vehicles with all-electric, cleaner diesel, or alternative fuel models using funds from the national Volkswagen settlement.  The funding opportunity open to natural gas vehicles includes $1.7 million to replace existing: class 4-7 medium-duty trucks, class 8 heavy-duty trucks, class 4-8 buses (shuttle, transit).  Public, private, and non-profit organizations and tribal governments are all eligible to apply. Additional details and links for registration for June 10 webinar are HERE.  Deadline for applications is 4:30 pm CT, August 9, 2021.

Information Webinar: June 10, 2021 (10 – 11 am.)

Comment Letter

Member Support

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops


Legislative Proposals