Driving a Cleaner Illinois - Volkswagen
CSFA Number: 532-10-1697
Agency Name
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (532)
Agency Contact
Deirdre McQuillen
Short Description
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) has been designated as the lead agency to administer funds allocated to Illinois from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (Trust). The Trust was established by Appendix D of the VW Settlement (Settlement). Illinois’ initial allocation of funds is $108 million to be used to fund mobile source projects. The funds are to be used for projects that reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides in Illinois.
Subject Area
Environment and Culture
Program Function
Environmental Quality
Enabling Legislation
None - Appendix D of the VW Settlement established the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Other;
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $20,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details1$243750 - $1400000008/29/2018 - 10/15/2018 : 5:00pm
Details2$50000 - $65000004/17/2019 - 07/16/2019 : 5:00p.m.
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
2018-003Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation dba Metra01/01/201906/30/202314,000,000
2018-001Pace, The Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)01/01/201906/30/20212,307,690
2018-002Chicago Transit Authority01/01/201906/30/20211,895,477
2019-004Triad Community Unit School District #211/18/201911/18/2024650,000
2018-004Cook-Illinois Corp01/01/201906/30/2020474,146