The Battery Materials Processing Grants Program is designed 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.

Round II Notice of Intent released August 31, 2023.



Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains

New Program:


Funding amount:


Funding Mechanism:



Institutions of higher education, national laboratories, nonprofit and for-profit private entities, state and local governments, and consortia of these entities

Period of Availability:

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

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Eligible Uses

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

Next Milestone

Estimated application opening date, 3rd quarter 2023.

Program Announcements

Round II

Notice of Intent released August 31, 2023.


Round I

Download the Notice of Intent

Funding Opportunity - DE-FOA-0002678: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufactuing

Funding opportunity released - May 2, 2022.  Press releaseBiden Administration Announces $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chains | Department of Energy

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 5/27/2022 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 7/1/2022 5:00 PM ET

Selections Announced - October 19, 2022.  Press release: Biden-Harris Administration Awards $2.8 Billion to Supercharge U.S. Manufacturing of Batteries for Electric Vehicles and Electric Grid | Department of Energy

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