Electric School Bus Grant

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will administer the Electrifying School Buses Grant Program (Program), which provides funds to schools for the purchase of electric school buses and associated charging infrastructure. Eligible projects include the purchase and maintenance of electric school buses; the conversion of fossil-fuel powered school buses to electric buses; the purchase and installation of charging infrastructure; and electrical upgrades to support associated charging infrastructure. Eligible applicants include public school districts, charter schools, schools operated by tribal governments, and nonprofit partners acting on behalf of a school district or charter school. Schools located in underserved communities or areas in nonattainment with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards may receive priority consideration. Additional terms and conditions apply.

(Reference Colorado Senate Bill 193, 2022)