Voluntary Car Scheme grant

How much can I apply for?

Generally the grants are for funding up to £1000, but you may apply for more.

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.

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.

What is funded

Grant applications will be considered for costs incurred during the current and previous financial years.

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
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. 
Contact us

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

Phone 01962 846785

Email ete.grants@hants.gov.uk