Final Plan Issued

The DNR issued a final plan on Aug. 6, 2018. The plan provides the following Funding Allocations:

* School Buses $12 million
* Government Trucks Large and medium government-owned trucks $6 million
* Transit and Shuttle Buses $4 million
* Nongovernment Trucks $6 million
* Locomotive and Marine $2 million
* Airport and Cargo Equipment $2 million
* DERA Option $3 million
* Electric Vehicle Charging Stations $6 million

Funding Guidelines

The Missouri DNR posted Volkswagen Trust Implementation Guidelines for government trucks and transit and shuttle buses on its webpage at https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/vw/index.html under the “Apply for Funding” link. Separate guideline have been prepared for the different applications. The Department plans to open the application periods for government trucks, transit and shuttle buses, and buses for financially disadvantaged schools in the coming months. Look for a future email announcement for the opening of the application periods, and instructions on submitting your applications through our new online funding portal.

Funding Opportunity

The DNR is currently accepting applications for the replacement or repowering of nongovernment-owned (commercial) trucks, locomotive and marine projects, and airport and cargo equipment using Volkswagen (VW) Trust funds.  The DNR also is 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.  The application deadline is 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.  More information is available here:  https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/vw/index.html.

Final Plan

Where to Send Comments

Comment Letter

Member Support

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops


Legislative Proposals