Electric Vehicle Support Grants

These grants support the electrification of fleet vehicles and/or to purchase and install charging stations, up to a maximum of $64,000.

Eligible project uses include:

  • Transportation of clients
  • Transportation of equipment or materials related to core operations
  • Recovered food to processing kitchen
  • Staff visiting clients at home, work, or other locations
  • Costs associated with the purchase of an electric vehicle or to convert a fossil fuel vehicle to pure electric, and the purchase of a charging station.

Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations in the Columbia Basin Trust region and must:

  • Be a registered non-profit in the Basin
  • Demonstrate why your program has an ongoing need for electrified fleet vehicle(s)
  • When applying for an electric vehicle charging station, have ownership of property in a rural community
  • Apply to other applicable funding program(s) that support the electrification of vehicles.

Non-eligible applicants for this program include local governments, school districts, registered public colleges and for-profit organizations.

  1. Download and review the Program Guide. You should contact the Program Coordinator to discuss eligibility and/or to ask clarifying questions.
  2. Complete the required online application form.

If you prefer to submit a paper application, or if you have any questions about the application process, please contact Trust staff at npsgrants@ourtrust.org or 1-800-505-8998.

All applicants will be contacted via email about the outcome of their submissions

The deadline to apply is November 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. MT. We will not accept applications after this deadline.

You will be contacted by January 11, 2022 to let you know your application status.