Indiana Department of Environmental Management Announces Release of Volkswagen Settlement Funds

The Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program is announcing grant opportunities for clean air projects that will significantly reduce diesel emissions across Indiana. This is a statewide program supported with funds from Indiana’s portion of the national Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund and is focused on equipment and vehicle repowers and replacements with newer, cleaner alternatives of various fuel types. The Program will post additional Round 1 solicitations for the DERA Option and Light-duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure components of the Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program separately.

To apply, please check out the Grant PDF. The document outlines what types of projects IDEM will be funding, various criteria requirements, what forms will be needed, and additional documents within the form itself that will need to be filled out.

Members: we are here to help. If you need assistance with your grant proposal, please contact our Executive Director, Kerri Garvin. We can help with any aspect of the proposal, from drafting to planning to research. We will work with you to get the funding you need to get into more efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles.

Additional background and information can be found on the IDEM webpage.

Grant applications will close on June 17, 2019. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us.