US DOT Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program

Posted: June 3, 2024

Deadline: August 28, 2024

Grantor: US Department of Transportation

Additional Information

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program (CFI Program) is a competitive grant program to strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle charging and alternative fueling infrastructure in the places people live and work – urban and rural areas alike – in addition to along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFCs).

Review full program guidelines and requirements in the NOFO on Grants gov:

CFI Program investments will make modern and sustainable infrastructure accessible to all drivers of electric, hydrogen, propane, and natural gas vehicles. This program provides two funding categories of grants: (1) Community Charging and Alternative Fueling Grants (Community Program); and (2) Charging and Alternative Fuel Corridor Grants (Corridor Program).


Awardees must provide at least 20 percent of the total project cost (not 20 percent of the Federal share) as a matching share.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants gov:

Regarding previously submitted applications: To request reconsideration of a Round 1 application, lead applicants must notify FHWA by July 1, 2024, that they wish for their previously submitted application to be considered for award. Lead applicants should respond to the email sent by FHWA from


Webinar 1: Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Grant NOFO Overview

Webinar 2: CFI NOFO Overview: Reconsideration of Round 1 Applications


  • For questions concerning this NOFO and the CFI Program, please email

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