Drive Clean Station Grant Applications Now Available

May 13, 2016

To continue building the infrastructure needed to support the growing number of alternative fuel vehicles in the Chicago area, the City of Chicago through its Drive Clean Chicago program will award $1.4 million in grant funding for as many as four (4) compressed natural gas (CNG) and fifteen (15) DC fast charging stations through Drive Clean Station.

Private, public and nonprofit organizations are eligible to receive funding. The due date to submit applications is July 8, 2016. 

Selected projects will receive grant funding for up to 30% of their new station costs. DC fast charge awards are capped at $15,000 per station and CNG stations are capped at $300,000. Grant funds will be provided after all work is completed, all project costs are paid and the station is operational.

The Request for Applications is found below. More information about Drive Clean Station can be found on the Drive Clean Chicago website:

Drive Clean Station - Grant Program RFA

Drive Clean Station Application Form