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Grant Opportunity ID
Department of Environmental Conservation
Grant Opportunity
2021 Municipal Zero-emission Vehicle (ZEV) Rebate Program (Purchase or Lease)
Contact Name
Myra Fedyniak
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is pleased to announce rebates to municipalities for the purchase of battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for municipal fleet use. Applications are accepted via the Grants Gateway and awards are made on a rolling basis within the opportunity availability dates.
A total of $300,000 is available for the 2021 round of the Municipal ZEV Clean Vehicle (Purchase or Lease) Rebate Program. Funding for this grant opportunity is provided by the Environmental Protection Fund, Environmental Conservation Law Article 54, Title 15, Climate Smart Community Projects line.
The maximum grant amount to any one municipality is $150,000. A rebate of $2,500 per vehicle will be issued toward the cost of an eligible vehicle with an all-battery electric range between 50 and 100 miles, a rebate of $5,000 per vehicle will be issued toward the cost of an eligible vehicle with an all-battery electric range between 101 miles and 200 miles, and a rebate of $7,500 will be issued toward the cost of an eligible vehicle with an all-battery electric range of 201 or more miles. Rebate amounts cannot be a denomination other than $2,500, $5,000 or $7,500. E.g., a request for $1,000 will not be awarded.
Municipal ZEV Clean Vehicle rebates are available to municipalities that purchased or leased an eligible clean vehicle and placed it into municipal service at a dealership located within New York between March 1, 2020, and October 29, 2021. If the vehicle is leased, the minimum lease term is 36 months.
To apply for this opportunity, please go to the top of this page and login to the Grants Gateway and search "Available Opportunities" and look for the grant opportunity name listed above. If you are already logged in, click on “Apply for Grant Opportunity."
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
October 29, 2021 / 04:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateFriday, October 29, 2021
Anticipated Initial Contract Length24 Months
Total Funding Available$300,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)$2,500 - $7,500
NarrativeThe minimum grant amount per vehicle is $2,500. The maximum grant amount per vehicle is $7,500.
Letter of Intent--Select--
Letter of Intent Due
Questions Due DateWednesday, October 27, 2021
Questions and Answers NarrativeFor general information on completing this application and for clarification of application requirements, contractual terms, and procedures contact: Myra Fedyniak 518-402-8448 Include “2021 Municipal ZEV Clean Vehicle Rebate Program” in the subject line of the email. Questions regarding this grant opportunity will be accepted by the Department until close of business October 27, 2021. All questions and answers will be uploaded to Grants Gateway to allow all applicants to view them.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsGovernmental Entity
Target Population(s)Organizations - Government Entities
Service Area(s) Environmental Supports
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