Grant opportunities

Grant opportunities are available for electric transportation projects. 

Electric transportation grants can cover up to 100% of the eligible costs of studying, planning, promoting or deploying electric transportation technology and projects.

Grant matching and grant writing support are also available to some Pacific Power non-residential customers who are pursuing EV-related projects. Please select your state below to learn about specific programs available to your community.

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Apply for electric mobility grants and support

    Oregon Electric Mobility grants

    Electric mobility grant funding is available to non-residential customers in Oregon. Funding awards will cover up to 100% of the eligible costs associated with studying, planning, promoting, or deploying electric transportation technology and projects. 

    The grants are designed to support projects that advance electric transportation in underserved communities, including areas without ample access to public charging.

    Funding for this grant is made possible by the Oregon Clean Fuels Program administered by the state Department of Environmental Quality. The goal of the Clean Fuels Program is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Oregon’s transportation fuels. 

    The 2024 application is available through an online platform and open as of May 1, 2024. Please select the Application tab to start your application.

    Oregon Electric Mobility Grant Overview

    Timeline

    Online applications open May 1, 2024
    Online applications due August 30, 2024
    Selection and notification Recipients notified of awards in November 2024

    Grant recipients will complete projects within 18 months from the date of award. Recipients may request an up-front payment of 75% of the total project amount, and 25% as the project is completed. (Please indicate your funding preference in the application.) 

    Eligibility

    Please refer to the Expense Eligibility Requirements summary for details on eligible and ineligible expenses. Support may cover up to 100% of eligible costs requested through Pacific Power. For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Oregon grants.

    Requirements

    All Pacific Power customers in Oregon on a non-residential electric service schedule are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3); city, county and regional governments with demonstrated need for funding; and nonprofit organizations and governmental entities serving or representing traditionally underserved communities and Pacific Power residential customers. Non-residential includes multi-unit dwelling sites on a non-residential electric schedule. To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit an application and supporting documentation to ensure project feasibility accuracy of project cost estimates.
    • Demonstrate need for project funding.
    • Participate in data sharing and program evaluation activities, such as surveys and questionnaires.

    Also refer to the Technical Requirements summary for details on criteria for vehicles and charging equipment. All Level 2 charging equipment must be approved by Pacific Power and listed on the Qualified Products List

    Apply for Oregon grant matching support

    Grant matching support funds are also available to non-residential customers in Oregon who are planning to secure additional funding to support Pacific Power customers with EV-related projects. Grant matching support is designed to offset the costs projects related to transportation electrification. Support may cover up to 100% of eligible costs requested through Pacific Power. Applicants for grant matching support should review the eligibility requirements, definitions, and terms and conditions before applying. The applicant will need to share plans to pursue and secure additional funding, the project and how it would benefit Pacific Power customers, and a demonstrated need for grant matching support.

    Oregon Grant Matching Support Overview

    Online application coming soon. 

    Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted. 

    Please refer to the Expense Eligibility Requirements summary for details on eligible and ineligible expenses. Support may cover up to 100% of eligible costs requested through Pacific Power. For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Oregon grants.

    All Pacific Power customers in Oregon on a non-residential electric service schedule are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3); city, county and regional governments with demonstrated need for funding; and nonprofit organizations and governmental entities serving or representing traditionally underserved communities and Pacific Power residential customers. Non-residential includes multi-unit dwelling sites on a non-residential electric schedule. To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit an application and supporting documentation to ensure project feasibility accuracy of project cost estimates.
    • Demonstrate need for project funding.
    • Participate in data sharing and program evaluation activities, such as surveys and questionnaires.

    Apply for Oregon grant writing support

    Microgrants are available for grant writing support for non-residential customers to apply to EV-related grants to support Pacific Power customers. Applicants will need to demonstrate how the project would result if that grant were secured and how it would benefit Pacific Power customers, and a demonstrated need for grant writing support.

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted. 

    Eligible Expenses

    Support may cover up to 100% of costs associated with internal or external support to write and develop a grant proposal. In order to receive the final grant writing support payment, a copy of the completed intended grant application must be sent to Pacific Power.

    All Pacific Power customers in Oregon on a non-residential electric service schedule are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3); city, county and regional governments with demonstrated need for funding; and nonprofit organizations and governmental entities serving or representing traditionally underserved communities and Pacific Power residential customers. Non-residential includes multi-unit dwelling sites on a non-residential electric schedule. To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit an application
    • Demonstrate need for grant writing support

    Washington Communities grants

    Washington Communities grant funding is available to non-residential customers in Washington. Funding awards will cover up to 100% of the eligible costs associated with studying, planning, promoting, or deploying electric transportation technology and projects. 

    The grants are designed to support projects that advance transportation electrification in named communities, including areas with low density of public charging. Grant recipients will serve as project lead, responsible for project design, implementation, project management, equipment purchase, installation, operations and maintenance, awareness building, data collection, and data transfer to Pacific Power.

    Washington Communities Grant Overview

    FAQ

    Timeline

    Online applications open July 1, 2024
    Online applications due October 31, 2024
    Selection and notification Recipients notified of awards in January 2025

    Grant recipients will complete projects within three years from the date of award. Recipients may request an up-front payment of 75% of the total project amount, and 25% as the project is completed. (Please indicate your funding preference in the Application Form.) 

    Eligibility

    Washington Communities grants are available to Pacific Power non-residential customers focused on serving named communities. Support may cover up to 100% of eligible costs requested through Pacific Power. For more requirements, please review the funding evaluation criteria for Washington grants.

    Requirements

    All Pacific Power customers in Washington on a non-residential electric service schedule are eligible to apply for program funds with preference given to community-focused organizations, such as 501(c)(3); city, county and regional governments with demonstrated need for funding; and nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. Non-residential includes multi-unit dwelling sites on a non-residential electric schedule. To be considered, applicants must:

    • Submit an application form and supporting documentation to ensure project feasibility accuracy of project cost estimates.
    • Be selected for an award on a competitive basis and accept all terms and conditions related to the grant. Participate in data sharing and program evaluation activities, including sharing information on EVSE usage and other evaluation activities such as surveys and questionnaires.
    • If installing infrastructure, agree to PacifiCorp serving as a credit aggregator in the Clean Fuels Program and consent to providing data necessary or access to systems to enable reporting.

    Application 

    The next grant cycle will open July 1, 2024. 

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