Looking to fund your innovative electric mobility product or project?


Drive Oregon offers grants of up to $50,000 to match incoming investments from public or private sources.  To date, grants of just over $500,000 have leveraged well over $21 million in additional investment. These grants have supported a variety of projects including KersTech Vehicle System’s development of a new drivetrain tailored for fork lifts, and Linn Benton Community College’s Advanced Transportation Technology Center.

Matching Grant Program


IMG_1565Is your company pursuing a federal grant or private equity investment?  Consider applying for a Drive Oregon Matching Grant.  Successful applicants will receive a direct pledge to match up to 20% of their other funding sought, with a minimum award of $5,000 and a maximum award of $50,000.  To be considered, Drive Oregon requires your proposal demonstrate a minimum of a 5:1 funding match.

Drive Oregon’s Matching Grant Program can help maximize the returns on your effort and lend credibility to your proposals. If you are interested in learning more about the program and how to apply, download the Drive Oregon Matching Grant Program Guidelines.

Questions or Interested in Applying to our Grant Programs?

Contact Emmaline Pohnl via email or phone at 503.724.8670 to learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process.