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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.

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Motability Foundation - Research Grant Programme


Through the Research Grant Programme, Motability Foundation hopes to help charities and organisations to make an immediate positive impact for disabled people, to develop, expand and improve transport related research for disabled people, and produce data and findings that can be freely accessed by all.

Grants can fund areas including:

  • research into barriers and challenges faced by disabled people when accessing or using transport.
  • transport related research that identifies good practice and evaluates solutions.
  • research to inform and improve new or existing transport related programmes and product design.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Charities and charitable organisations, including Universities, who have been established for a minimum of three years and have an annual income of over £150k over the last three years.

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When to apply

This is a rolling programme and applications are open now. They aim to respond to all Stage 1 applications within eight weeks of receiving them.

How to apply

Complete the Stage 1 application form available on the Motability Foundation website and submit via email to the address provided.

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Activites funded: Transport Research

Beneficiaries funded: Disabilities Learning disabilities

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