Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program

Applications Open

DEQ released the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Phase 2 Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program on May 2, 2022. Applications for the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program opened in the Grant Management System on June 13, 2022.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are exhausted or when the application closes. Currently, approximately $199,544 in funds is still available and the application will remain open until March 31, 2023.

Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program

In Phase 2 of the program, $489,544 in Volkswagen funds are allocated to the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program to install Level 2 electric vehicle charging infrastructure at eligible multi-unit family dwellings. 

DAQ announced the first round of awards through this program in September 2022. Additional awards are being made as qualifying applications are received. See the full list of Level 2 MUD awards for more information.

 

NC VW Phase 2 Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program Summary

Program

Eligible Action Category

Program Funding Amount

Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program

Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment

$489,544

Total

$489,544

 

Funding Levels - Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwellings

Project Type Accessible to General Public Maximum Rebate per Charging Port

Or

(whichever is less)

Maximum % of Total Project Costs*
Multi-Unit Dwelling Yes $4,000 or 80%
Multi-Unit Dwelling No $3,000 or 60%

*NCDEQ reserves the right to partially fund an application based on available funds.

To be notified for future Phase 2 announcements, please send an email with "Subscribe" in the subject line to daq.nc_vwgrants@ncdenr.gov.

 

Timeline

Activity Date
Release of RFP May 2, 2022
Webinar for new DAQ Grants Management System Users May 9, 2022
Program RFP information session May 16, 2022
Information sessions will be online and registration is required. Dates and times will be posted on our website, https://deq.nc.gov/VWsettlement.
Application available in DAQ Grants Management System June 13, 2022
Application closes in DAQ Grants Management System March 31, 2023
Proposal application evaluations As received
Grant awards announced As awarded

Eligibility

Eligible projects can be submitted by:

  • Property owners of multi-unit dwellings with 10 or more units in North Carolina, such as apartment complexes, condominiums, etc. This excludes individually-owned townhouses, row houses and mobile homes.

For full details, read the Request for Proposal.

DAQ Grants Management System Webinar

A webinar on how to request access the DAQ Grants Management System was held on May 9, 2022, for applicants who do not have access to the system. During this webinar, staff discussed the documents required to request access to the DAQ Grants Management System, how to use the built in tutorials once access is granted and how to submit an application. A recording of this webinar can be found on the Grants Management System webpage under Grants Management System Webinars section.

Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program Applicant Webinar

A webinar on the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program Request for Proposals was held on May 16, 2022, for interested stakeholders and applicants. During this webinar, staff discussed the RFP and the requirements, answered and questions regarding the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Request for Proposals and the application. A recording of this webinar can be found in the Documents and Workshops section of this page.

How to Apply

New DAQ Grants Management System users must first register for an individual NCID on the Identity Manager Dashboard (nc.gov) prior to requesting access to the DAQ Grants Management System.

NCIDs must use the following format or your request for access will be denied. NCIDs with a company or organization name will no longer be accepted. 
  • First name or initial
  • Middle initial (optional)
  • Last name
  • Number (if name is already in use)
  • Example for John D. Doe, options for his NCID are:

    • johnddoe
    • johndoe
    • johndoe2
    • jddoe
    • jddoe12

The NCID and email used to register the NCID must also match the name and email address on your Enterprise Business Services External Request Application or the request will be denied. Requests typically take up to week to be processedAfter submitting your request, you must then email a completed State of North Carolina Substitute W-9 Form emailed to svc.NCVWApplication@ncdenr.gov. Federal W-9 forms will not be accepted. You will not have access to the Grants Management system until your request has been processed and you receive a “Welcome to Enterprise Business System (EBS) Portal” email.

To be granted access to GMS, applicants must obtain an NCID and then complete and submit the online Enterprise Business Services External Request Application. Applicants must also complete and email the State of North Carolina Substitute W-9 Form to daq.NC_VWGrants@ncdenr.gov to get registered in the system. Once registered and logged into the GMS, you will have access to tutorials on how to use the system, submitting applications and submitting claims.  If you have previously submitted an Access Authorization Form for the NCDAQ Grant Management System and received a “Welcome to Enterprise Business System (EBS) Portal” email, you do not need to resubmit this form.

NCDEQ will only accept applications for the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program submitted through the NCDAQ Grant Management System website, at: https://www.ebs.nc.gov/irj/portal beginning June 13, 2022. A sample PDF version of the application has been made available on the program webpage for applicant reference to prepare all required materials for the online application. The Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program application will not be visible in the system until June 13, 2022. Eligible, complete applications will be selected for funding on a first-come, first-served rebate process until funds are exhausted.

NOTE: The Program ID in the DAQ Grants Management System for the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program will be NCDEQDAQ0012 when the application is available on June 13, 2022.

Documents and Workshops

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Before you submit your application, check your eligibility in the RFP.

Download the Level 2 Phase 2 Rebate Funding Calculation Spreadsheet (Use the MUD tab)

Download Required Attachments Checklist

This checklist includes all the required attachments for applications.

Helpful Documents

Application Checklist

Additional Resources

Send Questions to DAQ VW Grants

A sample application from data entered into the DAQ Grants Management System and Vehicle spreadsheet are provided below.

Example Level 2 MUD Application

 

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January 12, 2023

NC Phase 2 Level 2 Program Multi Unit Dwelling

View the recording of the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program webinar held on May 16, 2022.

Download the Level 2 Multi-Unit Dwelling Program presentation (PowerPoint).