Volkswagen EVCS Program

DANR Announces Round Three of the VW EVCS Program
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announces Round Three of the Volkswagen (VW) Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) Program. The revised Plan has up to $1,218,750.00 of Volkswagen trust funds available for electric vehicle infrastructure.

The primary goal of South Dakota s VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Program is to facilitate the improvement and protection of the ambient air quality throughout South Dakota. DANR is seeking eligible applicants to install light-duty electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS). The rebate program provides funding on a reimbursement basis. Applicants will receive reimbursement up to 80% for charging stations installed at locations across South Dakota accessible and available to the general public.

VW EVCS Program

Tentative Schedule for October 2023 - October 2025

Date Activity
October 23, 2023 Call for Round Three Projects Opens
February 16, 2024 Call for Round Three Projects Deadline
February 19, 2024 - March 8, 2024 Evaluate & Select Round Three Projects
March 13, 2024 Round Three Projects Announced. Email rebate agreements to highest ranking applicants.
After Agreements are Signed Recipients will commence Round Three Projects
October 31,2025 Deadline for all invoices and paperwork to be submitted to DANR for Round Three

FORMS (Note: If the Word document does not open for you, try the save option instead.)

  • R3 Guidelines | PDF or DOCX
  • R3 Application | PDF or DOCX
  • R2 Request for Reimbursement Form | PDF or DOCX
  • R3 Request for Reimbursement Form | PDF or DOCX
  • R2 Information Verification Form | PDF or DOCX
  • R3 Information Verification Form | PDF or DOCX
  • Reporting Template | PDF or DOCX
  • or XLSX

Additional information about the Program is available by emailing the Program Administrator at or calling the Program Hotline at 1-800-GET-DENR (1-800-438-3367).

Round Three rebate applications are due by 5:00 PM on February 16, 2024.

Email applications to or mail applications to:
VW Rebate Programs
SD DANR AQ Program
523 E Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501

Click Here for the Lists of Round One, Round Two, and Round Three Projects