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Promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly transportation solutions is a top priority in today’s world. As a widely used mode of public transportation, commercial buses significantly impact emissions and air quality. In an effort to reduce emissions and create a greener transportation system, there are various grants available to support the adoption of cleaner and more innovative bus technologies. Hoekstra Transportation is leading the way in providing commercial Electric Vehicle (EV) options for businesses looking to embrace sustainable transportation.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation Michigan Mobility Funding Platform MI Mobility Grant:
Administered by the Office of Future Mobility and Electrification in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform focuses on supporting mobility and electrification companies in deploying their technologies in Michigan. This includes EVs and EV charging stations. To be eligible for this grant, applicants must collaborate with a Michigan-based partner, address a local use case within Michigan, and have matching funds available. Detailed application instructions and further information can be found on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s website. Read More >>

FTA Low or No Emission Vehicle Program – 5339(c):
The FTA’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Program (Low No Program) provides funding to state and local governmental authorities for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, as well as the acquisition, construction, and leasing of supporting facilities. In June 2023, the FTA announced the selection of 130 projects across 46 states and territories, receiving $1.69B in funding through the FY23 Low- and No-Emission Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities program. This program plays a pivotal role in promoting sustainable transportation options nationwide. Read More >>

FTA Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities FY2023 Notice of Funding (Buses & Bus Facilities):
The FTA is offering an exciting opportunity for organizations to apply for competitive grants in buses and bus facilities. Under the 2023 fiscal year Low No Program, there’s an allocation of about $1.22B, while the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Program for the same year offers roughly $469M in competitive grants. These grants are subject to the availability of appropriate funding and present a significant opportunity for organizations to secure financial support for their projects.