Hampshire County Council Grants

Voluntary Car Scheme grant

This grant is for Voluntary Car Schemes or Good Neighbours Groups who incur a shortfall as a result of providing a voluntary car transport service to the community which comply with the Good Practice Guidelines for Voluntary Car Schemes.

When to apply

  • For grants of £5,000 or over, you can apply between 1 April and 31 December.
  • For all grants of under £5,000, your application must be received by 1 March.
  • Grant applications will be considered for costs incurred during the current and previous financial years.

Grant criteria and eligibility

Please note that generally the grants are for funding up to £1000.

Who can apply?

Voluntary Car Schemes or Good Neighbours Groups who incur a shortfall as a result of providing a voluntary car transport service to the community which comply with the Good Practice Guidelines for Voluntary Car Schemes.

Who can't apply?

  • Individuals are not eligible for grants under this scheme
  • Organisations which operate outside of Hampshire
  • Organisations who are not a Voluntary Car Scheme or Good Neighbours Group – Please see ‘Other Purposes’ grant funding stream.

What isn’t funded?

  • Payments for providing trips to hospital for appointments or treatment
  • Transport services which are not available to the wider community
  • Payment in advance as this grant stream applies to retrospective funding.

Apply now Application guidance notes and online form

 

Contact

Community Transport Team
Economy, Transport and Environment Department
Elizabeth II Court West,
The Castle
Winchester, SO23 8UD

Telephone 01962 846785

Email at ete.grants@hants.gov.uk