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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 - Travelling with Confidence Grant Programme


Aims to help charities and organisations to make an immediate impact by awarding funding to develop, expand and improve confidence in making journeys and active travel for disabled people. The programme can fund: Activity that improves the information, support, and assistance available to disabled people using public transport.

  • Activity that supports disabled people to have better journeys through increased confidence, resilience, and training.
  • Continuation funding for schemes, programmes and initiatives that already exist, and who provide best practice solutions, but need further support to remain operational or scale up the service they can provide to help more disabled people.
  • Staff or volunteer training and costs.
  • Full cost recovery grants which includes indirect costs.
  • Local, regional, or national initiatives to increase awareness of active travel and influence its inclusion in transport strategy and policy.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Incorporated organisations which are charitable in nature, have an income over £150k for the last three years and hold reserves equivalent to three months operating costs.

Minimum annual income:

When to apply

Applications are open now.

How to apply

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

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Activites funded: Transport

Beneficiaries funded: Disabilities

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