Cycling Friendly and Social Housing development fund - Application form

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Cycling Scotland is a recognised Scottish Charity (SC029760) regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). 

Cycling Scotland’s Cycling Friendly programmes support organisations in employer, community, campus, school and social housing settings across Scotland who are committed to encouraging cycling through nationally accredited award programmes and development funds.


The Cycling Friendly development funds are financed by Transport Scotland and provide grants for projects that improve cycling facilities and encourage travel by bike in their respective settings.

Please refer to the Cycling Friendly and social housing development fund guidance for applicants and terms and conditions when completing this application.

Guidance for applicants

Terms and Conditions

We recommend contacting a member of Cycling Scotland staff or your Cycling Friendly assessor, who can provide support and guidance, before submitting an application. 

You can contact us on 

Contact details


Lead contact details
Phone information
Email information

Organisation details

In this section, please enter the organisation details.

ou can add site-specific details on the next page, if applicable. 
Organisation details

Please enter your organisation's correspondence address below
Enter a generic email address such as info@, hello@ to act as a secondary contact 

Site details

In this section, please indicate if your organisation has multiple sites (e.g. Glasgow office, Edinburgh office) and if you're applying for funding for several sites.

If yes, please add specific details for each site you are applying for funding for by clicking "add another site" at the bottom of the page.

Site details
If you are only applying for one site or the site details are the same as the organisation details, please repeat the information from the previous page. 

Your Cycling Friendly assessor is able to provide support and guidance for your application.
Cycling Friendly award registration
Cycling Scotland’s development grants support employers, schools, community groups and further education campuses to achieve the Cycling Friendly award. The award recognises organisations that promote cycling and provides a useful framework to support and encourage more people to cycle. 

Please register for the Cycling Friendly award on 

Once you have registered for the award you will be assigned a Cycling Friendly assessor who will provide guidance and support to help you meet the criteria.

Cycling rates / Access to bikes

In this section, please provide baseline data for the site(s) you are applying for funding for. 

Applications are assessed on their potential to reduce identified barriers to active travel and deliver an increase in cycling. Consulting with your target audience will give you a better understanding of the current barriers and help your application by showing that you have engaged with stakeholders of the project. 

You can find a template travel survey in this guide.
Baseline data
Where possible provide the best information you have available. The data you provide should include all of the sites in your application.

Please include the response rate to any survey

Project background

In this section, please describe, in sufficient detail, the current situation and barriers for the site(s) you are applying for funding for.
Background summary

Proposed project

In this section, please describe how you aim to address the current barriers and increase cycling rates for the site(s) you are applying for funding for.
Project summary
What items/activities are you applying for funding for?

Project budget (requested funding)

In this section, please break down the requested funding for the proposed project. 

lease add specific details for each item by clicking "add another budget item" at the bottom of the page.

Funding requests should be based on current quotations and these should be submitted as supporting evidence where possible. 

VAT details

For VAT registered organisations, reclaimable VAT will not be included in any grant offer made by Cycling Scotland in accordance with HMRC guidelines. 

If your organisation is partially VAT exempt, any grant offer will only include non-reclaimable VAT. Please submit confirmation from the relevant department with this application. 
If the organisation is VAT registered but not able to reclaim full or partial VAT on this project, please submit confirmation from the relevant department with this application.

We are unable to increase grant awards to include non-reclaimable VAT once a grant offer has been made.
Requested funding

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Cycle Parking
Please make sure that costs for delivery, installation and ground works are accounted for. Individual bike lockers are unlikely to be funded due to priority for communal parking facilities.  

You can find more useful information on the installation of cycle parking in this guide.
VAT Warning
You indicated that the organisation is VAT registered and able to reclaim it. Reclaimable VAT should not be included in the requested total. 
Total requested from Cycling Scotland

Project budget (organisational contribution)

In this section, please break down the organisational match funding & value in-kind support for the proposed project. 

lease add specific details for each item by clicking "add another response" at the bottom of the page. 
Organisational contribution

Value in-kind are non-cash contributions by the applicant organisation, e.g. staff time to deliver the project.      Match funding is any cash contribution to support the project.
Total organisational contribution

Project outcomes

In this section, please define the outcomes that the proposed project aims to achieve, their anticipated delivery timeframe and potential risks that may negatively impact delivery. 

lease describe up to 3 outcomes by clicking "add another outcome" at the bottom of the page. 
Project plan


Supporting documents
Please upload up to 4 supporting documents, e.g. pictures of the current facilities, supplier quotes, VAT confirmation.
After clicking 'Review and submit', you will have the opportunity to review the full form before submitting your application.

On the following page, please note that the page may take several seconds to process, so only press the 'Submit' button once.