Funding for Cycle Shelters

Funding and Grants for Cycle Shelters

You will find below a list of links to help you find grants to fund your cycle shelter project. We regularly update this page, so please check back for the latest information.

Last Updated: October 2021

UK Wide Grant and Funding Opportunities

Biffa Grants
– Main Grants: £5,000-£50,000 for projects that provide/improve community facilities. Small Grants: £250-£5,000 for projects that encourages communities to improve local amenities and to conserve wildlife.

UnLtd – Awards to provide practical and financial support to social entrepreneurs in the UK. Various levels of funding. Individuals only.

Waitrose Community Matters 
 Each branch has £1,000 each month to give to three local organisations (community groups, schools, charities). Nominated by customers, with final decision made by PartnerVoice forums (Waitrose’s local democratic bodies). Branches have a Champion to find out about local beneficiaries. Contact local store.

WREN – The Waste Recycling Environmental group WREN offer a Small Grant Scheme that can offer between £2,000 to £15,000 for projects that support the community

British Cycling – Applicants can request from £1,000, up to £50,000 under the Places to Ride small grants fund. The programme is open until January 2021.

Sport England – Whether you’re a small village club in need of new equipment, an organisation looking to send your members on a coaching course, or even a multi-million-pound facility used by world-class athletes, Sport England can help.

Highways England – Cycling, Safety & Integration – Highways England will deliver schemes that enable people to travel across and alongside the network and improves provision for non-motorised users.

Regional Funding Providers

City Bridge Trust – The City Bridge Trust offer funding via their Working With Londoners Grant. They have 7 different sectors to help the London area with Accessibility, Environment, Mental Health etc and can offer up to £500,000 to sector organisations and registered charities

North East England:
Hadrian Trust  The Hadrian Trust awards funding for projects within the North East of England whose aims are to improve areas such as: Social Welfare, The Disabled, Youth, Education etc. Their average grant ranges between £500 to £2,000.

The Adnams Charity – This award offers grants within the range of £100 to £2,500 to causes within 25 miles of Southwold. Their grants are made under the general headings of: Education, Health & Social Welfare, The Arts, Recreation, Buildings/Community Facilities and The Environment/Conservation.

Sports Council Wales – Operates a number of funding schemes that aim to increase levels of physical activity and sport in Wales.

Other registered Landfill Site Operators also offer funding for projects within a specified distance of their sites. A list of registered landfill site operators is available from the HMRC website: List of Registered Landfill Site Operators


Good Luck with your Funding. If you have any questions, or to find out if you qualify for a Free Site Survey contact us now


Please note: Able Canopies Ltd. have not been endorsed by the above charities/organisations in anyway however, previous customers have that stated that they have successfully received funding from the sources mentioned on our funding pages.