Discretionary Grant Program for Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (Community Charging)
Federal Highway Administration (FHA)
As part of the Electric Vehicle Charging and Refueling Infrastructure Program at least 50% of this funding must be used for a community grant program "Community Charging" where priority is given to projects that expand access to EV charging and alternative fueling infrastructure within rural areas, low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, and communities with a low ratio of private parking spaces.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include state or political subdivision of a State, Metropolitan Planning Organization, Local government, Special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, Indian Tribe, Territory.
Community grants are focused on the installation of electric vehicle charging and alternative fuel in locations on public roads, schools, parks, and in publicly accessible parking facilities.
Funding is prioritized for rural areas, low-and moderate-income neighborhoods, and communities with low ratios of private parking, or high ratios of multiunit dwellings.