The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) is a new competitive grant program that will provide $2.5 billion over five years to communities across the country. The CFI Program will strategically deploy alternative fueling infrastructure supporting urban and rural areas alike, in addition to along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs). The program provides two funding categories of grants: Community Charging and Fueling Grants (Community Program) and Alternative Fuel Corridor Grants (Corridor Program).
Eligible Applicants consist of:
- -State and local governments
- -Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs)
- -Federally recognized Native American Indian Tribal governments
- -Special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function
- -State or local authority with ownership of publicly accessible transportation facilities
- -An authority, agency, or instrumentality of, or an entity owned by, 1 or more entities listed above
- -Private entities if contracted through a public entity
Eligible infrastructure must be publicly accessible. This includes parking facilities at public buildings, parks and schools, or publicly accessible parking facilities owned or managed by a private entity.
The program will not only reduce greenhouse gas and vehicle-related emissions, but also will improve the alternative fuel transportation network through the nation.
Link to additional information: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/cfi/
Applications are due by June 13th, 2023. Submitted electronically through Grants.gov
Grantor Contact Information: CFIGrants@dot.gov