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EPA Grants Available for Propane School Buses

EPA’s Clean School Bus is open with $250M available this rebate round for school districts that retire a 2010 or older diesel bus and replace it with a cleaner school bus powered by propane or CNG. Schools can start applying now!

School districts just need to complete a very short & easy application by no later than August 19, 2022.

Rebate Amounts Rural or Low Income districts $25,000-$35,000 rebate per new propane bus Other Districts $15,000-$20,000 rebate per new propane bus. School districts can apply for up to 25 buses

The application is straightforward. The school districts can apply at

Rebates will be awarded based on a lottery system, but priority will be given to rural districts, low-income school districts, and high-need districts. School districts will have six months from the award to submit their purchase orders to EPA.

Go to to learn more about all benefits of propane school buses.


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