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.


Interest free loans are available to Scottish businesses to help lower their transport and travel costs. These loans are funded by Transport Scotland and have a repayment term of up to 6 years.

The low-carbon transport loan aims to support organisations that want to reduce the carbon impact and fuel costs of their transport and travel arrangements with new, more efficient alternatives. Loans can be used towards the purchase of:

  • Pure electric vehicles, including cars and vans
  • New electric motorcycles or scooters
  • New electric / plug-in hybrid heavy goods vehicles (HGVs)

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue

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When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Before applying for a loan, you must complete the online form and one of their sustainable transport coordinators will contact you to arrange a sustainable transport review.

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Activites funded: Environment

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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