Launch & Assessment
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Eligible organizations are invited to learn more and assess their fit for the Electric Truck & Bus Challenge.Learn More
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Before submitting a proposal, principal organizations must complete registration no later than Thursday, July 22, 2021, at 3:00 PM Eastern Time.Register Now
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Proposals will be accepted online for five weeks after registration has closed. All applications are due no later than
Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 3:00 PM Eastern Time.
Over a period of four weeks, the Electric Truck & Bus Challenge team will review each submission to ensure it complies with proposal requirements and rules.
The Scoring Committee will score and provide feedback on their assigned submissions using the scoring rubric. Scores are normalized for fairness.
Phase One Award Selection
The Selection Panel will review the top-scoring submissions and may request
additional information to select and announce up to five Phase One Awardees in early 2022.
Phase Two Planning Period
February - May 2022
Phase One Awardees will receive a planning grant of $100,000, up to $50,000 of in-kind support, and up to $50,000 in funding for their community partners to strengthen their solutions.
Phase Two Award Selection
Up to three Phase Two Awardees will each receive an award of up to $8 million to implement their proposed solutions in New York State’s disadvantaged communities.