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Cycle Friendly Employer Development Fund 2017/18

Posted: 5th January 2018

Cycling Scotland are pleased to announce a further round of the Cycle Friendly Employer Development Fund 2017/18. Open from today 4th January until 5pm 2nd February this fund will be for capital projects of up to £20,000.

The fund is aimed at encouraging and supporting workplaces across Scotland to take a leading role in increasing the number of journeys by bike.

Capital projects which are focused on improving cycling facilities and physical infrastructure – such as cycle parking, signage, changing facilities – are the key focus on this funding opportunity.

The fund is open to those registered, working towards or current Cycle Friendly Employers. You can register for the award here and your local service centre will be in touch to arrange an assessment.

Due to the short application deadline, provisional costs can be submitted. Successful applicants will have a year from acceptance of grant to complete their projects.

Refer to the Guidance Notes on questions relating to; fund criteria, match funding; eligible and ineligible expenditure; scoring and assessment; how to apply.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday the 2nd of February 2018.

Download: Application FormGuidance Notes, Funding Process, Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions please email Cycling Scotland Development Officer, Caroline Hammond on carolinehammond@cycling.scot or call 0141 229 5470

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