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)
  • Have ownership of property if applying for an electric vehicle charging station
  • Apply to other applicable funding program(s)

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

  1. Read the Program Guide. You should contact Trust staff to discuss eligibility and/or to ask clarifying questions.
  2. Click here to be directed to the Trust’s online application site.
  3. If this is your first time using our application form website, you will need to create an account. If you have previously created an account, use that one.
  4. Download the Program Guide and Worksheet to help you through the application process.
  5. You may save drafts and submit your completed application at any point before the deadline.
  6. Once your application is complete click ‘Submit’.
  7. You will receive a confirmation email that your application has been received once you have clicked ‘Submit’.

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 is June 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. MT. Successful applicants will be contacted by email by July 30, 2021.