Office: Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains

Funding amount: $3,000,000,000

Period of Availability: $600,000,000 appropriated annually for fiscal years 2022 through 2026 (to remain available until expended)

Funding Mechanism: Grant

New Program: Yes

Recipients:

  1. Institutions of higher education.
  2. National Laboratories.
  3. Nonprofit and for-profit private entities.
  4. State and local governments.
  5. Consortia of entities described in paragraphs (1) through (4)

Description: To provide grants for battery materials processing to ensure that the United States has a viable battery materials processing industry. Funds can also be used to expand our domestic capabilities in battery manufacturing and enhance processing capacity.

Eligible Uses: Demonstration projects, construction of commercial-scale facilities, and retrofit or retooling of existing battery material processing facilities.

Program Announcements: Download the Notice of Intent

Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, 3rd quarter 2022.

Program Contact: BIL-Batterymanufacturing@hq.doe.gov