Electrify America has introduced practically $3 million in new funding to assist 4 community-based organizations to advertise zero-emission automobile schooling and consciousness in low-income and deprived communities all through California. This effort is a part of the corporate’s present plan to take a position $200 million in California ZEV infrastructure and teaching programs by mid-2024.
By 2021, EA has invested $197.3 million in low-income, deprived and underserved California communities to advertise ZEV driving, together with $18 million in schooling and advertising.
The brand new funding will help digital and in-person schooling, EV ride-and-drive occasions, EV incentive and financing workshops, and residential charging schooling.
Greater than 100 California organizations have been invited to submit proposals to help brand-neutral ZEV schooling and consciousness. Funding recipients embrace:
Breathe SoCal, which can host EV academic periods for ride-share drivers, a ride-and-drive EV occasion, and a miniature EV competitors for households, all in and across the Lengthy Seashore-Wilmington space;
Ecology Action, which can host journey and-drive-events, EV showcases, EV buy help steerage and EV webinars all through the Central Coast;
Plug In America, which can set up ride-and-drive packages throughout California and EV check drives in rural communities;
Valley Clean Air Now, which is dedicated to decreasing air air pollution within the San Joaquin Valley, a area with among the worst air high quality and most extreme poverty within the US. VCAN and companions resembling Cost Throughout City will provide deprived group teams check drives and assist with qualifying for ZEV incentives. VCAN will even recruit new automobile sellers to affix the Clean Cars 4 All program.
Supply: Electrify America