Places for Everyone

Sustrans Scotland’s Places for Everyone Programme provides advice, support and funding for the creation of safe, attractive, healthier places that increase the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys.

The programme is funded by the Scottish Government through Transport Scotland.

Community Groups and Development Trusts can receive support to help manage infrastructure design and construction

We provide support throughout the whole of your project, from application enquiries to developing a maintenance strategy

We can award 100% of design costs and 70% of construction costs

Delivering safer, more attractive walking and cycling routes for everyone

Apply for funding

Applications to Places for Everyone are closed.

As the Places for Everyone fund is oversubscribed, we cannot currently accept any new applications for funding. We will review this position in September 2021.

In the meantime we are focusing on delivery of existing projects in the portfolio. We will be contacting existing partners with further details as we use this opportunity to review and refresh our programme.

Current partners can log into our online grant application portal to review previous applications or on-going projects.

Details on the application process for 2020-21 and the structure of the programme found in the 2020-21 Application Guidance. Updated application guidance will be published ahead of the fund reopening to applications.

We encourage applications from public and third sector organisations that can demonstrate an ability to deliver and maintain the infrastructure for which they are applying.

Places for Everyone funding is awarded quarterly. Please contact us for details of the latest deadlines and the next award round.

Key Information


Cut off for December Steering Groups

Steering Group Meets

Places for Everyone Panel Meets


6 November 2020

2 December 2020

December 2020 (Date TBC)

Dates for 2021 will be forthcoming

View our full 2019/20 project list

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Contact the team

0131 346 1384