Gov. Pritzker announces $14.9 million in federal funding for community charging program
Illinois wins competitive U.S. Department of Transportation grant to expand electric vehicle charging
January 17, 2024
Governor JB Pritzker announced that Illinois secured 14.9 million in competitive federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program. The Illinois Finance Authority (IFA), in its role as the Illinois Climate Bank, was chosen to receive the $14.9 million to support the expansion of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Illinois.
“As Illinois moves toward a clean energy future, it is imperative that no communities are left behind,” said Pritzker. “This investment from our partners at the fe...