Other ZEV related grant opportunities

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) also created direct-to-user grants not managed by federal or state agencies. The aspects of these grants include a competitive program to deploy publicly accessible hydrogen, propane, natural gas and other zero emission fueling infrastructure. 

WYDOT will update this page with any grant opportunities available that are not specific to electric vehicle charging infrastructure. For EV charging infrastructure grants, visit our dedicated webpage. 

Joint Office announces $54 million for Communities Taking Charge Accelerator

The Joint Office of Energy and Transportation announced $54 million available for the Communities Taking Charge Accelerator, including "projects that will expand community e-mobility access and provide clean reliable energy."
This program will make strategic investments at the local level that address key barriers to expanding access to electrified mobility options for individuals without home charging; accelerate the transition to electrified fleets; and mature the implementation of managed charging systems to mitigate impacts and optimize usage of the grid.
To see eligible projects, first time applicant tips and tricks, and application deadlines, visit their website: https://driveelectric.gov/communities-taking-charge

Wyoming DEQ Clean School Bus Funding

The DEQ created the School Bus Replacement Program in 2016 and has helped replace more than 100 school buses in Wyoming.

The money comes partially from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) and partially from matching funds from the 2016 Volkswagen Settlement.

Grant applications for 2024 are now open!