Places for Everyone
Places for Everyone is Sustrans’ permanent infrastructure fund for Scotland. Supported by Transport Scotland, we provide funding and expertise to help deliver walking, wheeling and cycling improvements across the country.
We currently have more than 200 projects at various stages of development, ranging from multi-million pound transformations in Scotland’s cities to new walking routes between some of Scotland’s smallest communities.
Thinking of applying?
Funding for new Places for Everyone projects is available to Local Authorities, Regional Transport Partnerships, or National Park Associations.
Existing projects by other organisations will continue to be supported and will be able to access funding for subsequent project stages.
Check the below criteria needed to see if you’re eligible to receive funding.
- Ability to manage long-term financial obligations
- Possession of Public Liability Insurance
- Understanding of CDM regulations
We provide the resources you need deliver your project, from tailored application packs to industry-leading community engagement support.
We can award 100% of design costs and 70% of construction costs. We will work with you to identify necessary match funding.
Support to completion
Our dedicated team are available every step of the way to ensure your project is as successful as possible, from early concept design through to construction.
Our Engage – Inspire – Learn programme can help keep you up to date with the latest trends and projects across Scotland.
Have an idea for a project?
Whether in early design or ready for construction, you can now submit a short Expression of Interest application to find out if your project idea is able to receive funding.
Our dedicated application guidance for partners and example projects can help further shape your ideas and understand whether they are something we can support.
Whilst submitting an Expression of Interest is not mandatory, it is strongly recommended and will help us to process your Full Application more quickly.
Decision Making Panel Dates
|30th October||2024/25 Application Guidance Published|
|29th November||Open for 2024/25 Applications|
|11th December||Deadline to submit deliverables for Stage Review for projects moving to Stages 3-4|
|10th January||2024/25 Application Deadline (Round 1)|
|12th March||Stages 3-4 Panel|
|March-April||Stages 3-4 Grant Awards Announced|
|28th March||Stages 0-2 Panel|
|March-April||Stages 0-2 Grant Awards Announced|
|20th March||Open for 2024/25 Round 2 Applications|
|3rd April||Deadline to submit deliverables for Stage Review for projects moving to Stages 3-4 (Round 2)|
|23rd April||2024/25 Application Deadline (Round 2)|
|24th June||Stages 3-4 Panel|
|July||Stages 3-4 Grant Awards Announced|
|6th August||Stages 0-2 Panel|
|August||Stages 0-2 Grant Awards Announced|