Electric Vehicle Charging Station Call for Projects

UPDATE: May 11, 2022 

NCTCOG has evaluated applications received by the April 22 deadline.  The amount requested by eligible projects exceeds all available funding. NCTCOG does not plan to hold a second round of applications.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is offering grant funding for the installation of Level 2 and Direct Current Fast Charge (DCFC) electric vehicle charging stations. 

Webinar: On March 7, 2022 NCTCOG hosted an informational webinar to go over the Call for Projects
Webinar Recording 
Webinar Presentation [PDF]

Proposed Call for Project Details

Eligible Applicants:

Eligibility includes public sector entities (e.g., local governments, transit agencies, school districts, public college or university campuses, etc.) in the NCTCOG region. 

Charging infrastructure must be installed on property owned by the eligible applicant and located within the 10-county ozone nonattainment area. This includes sites within Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise counties.

Eligible applicants must adopt a policy consistent with the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) Clean Fleet Policy or similar policy by the application deadline. 

Eligible Activities and Costs: 

Eligible activities include installation of Level 2 and DCFC Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Eligible costs include design, engineering, purchase, installation, and construction costs. Maintenance and operation costs of the charging station are NOT eligible.

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the Intent to Submit Form (optional)
  2. Review the Guidelines [PDF] (Updated 4/8/2022)
  3. Review the Frequently Asked Questions [PDF] (Updated 4/5/2022)
  4. Submit an Online Risk Assessment  (Note: You cannot start and stop this survey; once started, the entire survey must be completed in one sitting.  Staff recommends using this copy of the survey [PDF] to gather all necessary information prior to starting online entry via the live survey.)
    • The North Central Texas Council of Governments may already have a current risk assessment on file for your public entity. Please contact Nancy Luong at 817-704-5697 or nluong@nctcog.org to verify.
  5. Download and complete the Application [PDF]
    • Required Attachments:
    • Recommended Attachments:
      • Documentation supporting budget estimate (see page 9 of Guidelines)
      • Cooperative Purchasing Contract(s), if applicable (see page 15 of Guidelines)
      • Buy America Certification Form [PDF] (see page 8 and Appendix A of Guidelines)
    • The application and all needed attachments must be received by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.


  1. Electric Vehicle Charging Justice40 Map Tool
  2. Purchasing Cooperatives that Offer Electric Vehicle Charging Stations:
  3. Buy America Compliance Resources (Note: There may be other Buy America compliance vendors that are not represented on these resources, and these are not intended to represent a comprehensive universe of available providers.  These are provided as a starting point/informative reference for potential applicants.)
  4. Relevant Presentations and Meetings from NCTCOG

Round 1 applications are now open. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on a competitive basis after the application deadline. The deadline for NCTCOG to have Round 1 applications "in hand" is 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2022. If funds remain after Round 1, the deadline for NCTCOG to have Round 2 applications "in hand" is 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022.

For more information, contact AQGrants@nctcog.org.