Community Active Travel Grants


We are offering small grants of up to £3000 to communities in Scotland to develop, deliver and promote their own community led active travel projects.

Our Community Active Travel Grants aim to empower communities to make changes to paths in their area that will make it easier for people to make every day journeys by active travel. Increasing active travel in communities helps to create a healthier, socially inclusive, economically vibrant, environmentally friendly Scotland.

What can the grant be used for?

The grant can be used for a number of things but must make it easier for people to walk and cycle when making short everyday journeys.

We will give priority to projects that

The grant will fund active travel routes to schools, to places of work, other popular places within towns and routes that help connect communities.

Who can apply?

The grant scheme is open to any constituted community group in Scotland who have their own bank account. Community organisations and registered community charities such as community councils, development trusts and community woodland groups can also apply.

For full details and guidance download our document.

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How to apply

Applications can be made by clicking the link below and completing an expression of interest form. The deadline for expression of interest is 6 July 2018.

Get in touch

If you need support with your application, please get in touch with our dedicated team by emailing or call 01259 218 888.

These grants are supported by Transport Scotland.