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Apply for MassEVIP Direct Current Fast Charging Incentives

This program helps property owners with publicly accessible parking and educational campuses acquire electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations.
The application period for these competitive awards has closed.

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  1. What to Know

    MassEVIP Direct Current (DC) Fast Charging is a competitive MassDEP open grant program aimed at making electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations more widely available across Massachusetts.

    The program provides incentives for property owners with publicly accessible parking and educational campuses with at least 15 students on site to acquire DC fast charging stations.

    • Government-owned locations with publicly accessible parking: MassDEP funds up to 100 percent of the hardware and installation costs to a maximum of $50,000 per charging station.
    • Non-government owned locations with publicly accessible parking: The agency funds up to 80 percent of the hardware and installation costs to a maximum of $50,000 per charging station.
    • Educational campuses: MassDEP funds up to 60 percent of the hardware and installation costs to a maximum of $50,000 per charging station.

    MassDEP recommends Energy Star-Certified EV charging stations.

    See the program requirements, frequently asked questions, and reporting template below to learn more.

    Please Note: If your project is not for the purchase/installation of EV fast charging stations at a a property with publicly accessible parking or an educational campus, scroll to Step 5 below to Learn About Other MassEVIP Programs for which you might be eligible.
  2. Apply Online

    The application period for these competitive awards has closed.

    MassDEP received 81 applications for more than $19.4 million in funding. Learn more

    Please email massevip.massdep@mass.gov to be placed on the mailing list for future MassEVIP funding opportunities.

  3. MassDEP Reviews Your Application

    The agency begins by verifying your eligibility and checking your application for completeness. If you are not eligible or your application is incomplete, we will inform you by email.

    MassDEP then assesses your application based on MassEVIP Direct Current Fast Charging selection criteria, as laid out in the program requirements.

    If your project is selected for funding, MassDEP will issue you an approval letter and contract documents that specify the terms and conditions of your award.

  4. Complete Your MassEVIP Project

    Once you sign and return your contract documents to MassDEP, you will need to acquire and install the equipment and make it operational within a specific time frame: 

    Project Type Time to Complete
    Existing Location 12 Months
    New Construction 24 Months

    MassDEP will make incentive payments directly to you or to the vendor(s) once all equipment is installed and operating. You may select who should be paid when submitting final payment paperwork. Please Note: If the grant recipient requires tax withholding, then payment cannot be made to the vendor(s).

  5. Learn About Other MassEVIP Programs

    If you are not eligible to apply for MassEVIP funding through the program described on this page, you may qualify for others. For more detailed information about available funding, eligible entities and locations, and requirements, follow the links in this table or see the matrix below.

    Program Eligible to Apply
    Fleets Municipal governments, public colleges/universities, and state agencies (fleet vehicles only)
    Multi-Unit Dwelling & Educational Campus Charging Private, public, or non-profit dwellings with five or more residential units and educational campuses with at least 15 students on site.
    Public Access Charging Non-residential private, public, or non-profit sites available for public use
    Workplace & Fleet Charging Private, public, or non-profit workplaces with at least 15 employees on site, and private, public or non-profit locations where fleet vehicles are garaged

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MassDEP received 81 applications for a total of more than $19.4 million in MassEVIP Direct Current Fast Charging program funding requests. The file in Downloads below provides information as submitted by applicants, including proposed project addresses, funding requested, whether applicants indicated projects are located in environmental justice communities, and numbers of proposed charging stations and ports being sought. MassDEP is reviewing all applications for eligibility, completeness and accuracy, and has not yet determined whether any project is eligible or will receive funding.

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