Grants available to the public and charity sectors to run pilot transport schemes in England that aim to reduce loneliness.
Current Status: Open for Applications
Maximum value: £ 500,000
The aims of the project that interested organisations need to meet to be eligible for funding are:
Grants of up to £500,000 are available.
If applicants feel that their proposal could be extremely valuable to the aims of the fund, but is either not viable to deliver with £500,000 of grant funding, or severely compromised as a result, provide costings for both the pilot being delivered for £500,000 and an alternative costing for a higher amount (up to £1 million), with a clear rationale for why the larger grant is needed.
Local authorities, third sector organisations and charities are eligible to apply.
DfT welcome applications from umbrella organisations that wish to give funding to local organisations underneath them. Partnerships with the private sector would also be welcomed, but it is expected that grants will be awarded to local authorities or third sector organisations and charities.
Proposed pilot schemes must:
For eligibility guidance and more information on this fund please visit Tackling loneliness with transport fund: guidance for applicants – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)