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US Charging & Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program Deadline Extended

The Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) closing date has been extended to June 13, 2023 (14-day extension). The weblink to the CFI remains the same and notes the current closing date; Amendment 1 announcing the extended application deadline is available under the related documents tab.

The CFI Discretionary Grant Program provides $2.5 billion through two $1.25 billion discretionary grant programs to strategically deploy publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging and alternative fueling infrastructure in communities where people live and work and along designated AFCs:

  • Community Charging and Fueling Grants: This program will strategically deploy publicly accessible EV charging infrastructure and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling infrastructure in urban and rural communities.
  • Alternative Fuel Corridor Grants: This program will strategically deploy publicly accessible EV charging infrastructure and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling infrastructure along designated AFCs.

CFI Discretionary Grant Program Questions and Answers Published

The Federal Highway Administration published new CFI Grant Program Questions and Answers (Q&A) (PDF) on May 5, 2023. The Q&A is a companion document to the CFI Program NOFO. The Q&A document provides additional information for potential applicants.

Technical Assistance Resources for States and Communities

The Joint Office (Joint Office) of Energy and Transportation has electric transportation experts available to help answer questions on EV chargers and zero-emission fueling infrastructure. The Joint Office is tasked with helping to ensure that individual efforts in the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program and CFI Discretionary Grant Program contribute toward a convenient, reliable, affordable, and equitable national EV charging network. Learn more at

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