Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.


Funding is available to assist local authorities, public sector agencies, further and higher education institutions, active travel hubs and community groups to adopt ebikes as a sustainable alternative to car journeys. The fund can be used to cover the cost of ebikes, etrikes, ecargo bikes, cargo bikes and trailers, tandems, adapted cycles, and trikes.

Category A offers up to £25,000 of funding towards projects that will provide opportunities to their communities to trial ebikes.

Category B offers up to £200,000 of funding per application towards large scale fleets of pool bikes or public bikeshare/hire schemes, and promoting large scale uptake of ebikes.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant, Equipment
Type of cost:

Fund award sizes

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Annually awarded:
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Who can apply

Public, community or third sector organisations with a governing body, a democratically elected management committee and a governing document that has been formally adopted.

When to apply

Category A deadlines are:

  • 22 July 2022
  • 16 September 2022
  • 18 November 2022

Category B submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications can be submitted until 18 November 2022.

Next deadline: 22 Jul 2022

How to apply

Applications can be requested by emailing Transport Scotland.

Contact information

Activites funded: Transport Environment

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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