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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.


The Plugged in Communities Grant Fund supports community transport operators in Scotland to purchase or lease zero emission community transport vehicles.

Funding can cover the following zero-emission vehicles:

  • Cars
  • Light goods vehicles
  • Minibuses
  • Mopeds/ motorcycles

You must provide community transport services.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Notes on award amounts:
Premium information

Who can apply

Community transport organisations or operators in Scotland who have been operating for at least 12 months.

When to apply

All funding for the current round has now been allocated. All eligible applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified should further funds become available.

How to apply

Complete a pre-application check on the Fund website to get started.

Contact information

Activites funded: Transport Environment

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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