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European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency
Call for proposalsOpen

CEF Transport Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility call for proposal


Publication date
16 September 2021 in Apply now
Opening date
Deadline model
Multiple cut-off
Deadline dates


The objective of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility (AFIF) call for proposal is to support the deployment of alternative fuel supply infrastructure, contributing to decarbonising transport along the TEN-T network.

With a total budget of €1.5 billion, the AFIF will fund actions by the combination of CEF grants with financial support from financial institutions to achieve a higher impact of the investment. It will be implemented through a rolling call for proposals launched on 16 September 2021, with five cut-off dates for the submission of proposals until the end of 2023.

You can find all information and documentation needed at the Funding & Tenders Portal, including the call text and application forms.

Watch the recording of the Info Day for detailed information on policy context of the call, application and evaluation process and valuable tips & tricks on writing a successful proposal.




General Envelope


Cohesion Envelope




Total AFIF budget (2021-2023)800,000,000400,000,000250,000,000125,000,0001,575,000,000
Recommended funding AFIF cut-off 14,500,00045,311,950036,686,74286,498,692
Recommended funding AFIF cut-off 2103,795,640133,520,90712,795,63042,420,000292,532,177
Recommended funding AFIF cut-off 352,126,878103,003,5165,210,58528,489,010188,829,989
Remaining budget (AFIF cut-offs 4 & 5)639,577,482118,163,627231,993,78517,404,2481,007,139,142

(*) IP (Implementing Partner): European Investment Bank (EIB) and other national promotional banks
(**) non-IP (non-Implementing Partner): Other public or private financial institutions


National contact Points

A list of national contact points for CEF Transport is available for potential applicants (privacy statement).