eCargo Bike Grant

The Department for Transport has made £2 million funding available for the acquisition of ecargo bikes, to support green last mile deliveries. This funding is available to limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, charities and not-for-profit organisations operating in England. Public, community or third sector organisations are also eligible providing they meet the eligibility criteria. eCargo Bike Grant funding covers up to 20% of the total cost of an ecargo bike, up to a maximum of £1,000 per bike. To be eligible for funding, an ecargo bike must have minimum 125 litre cargo volume capacity and minimum 130 kg weight capacity (combined rider and cargo weight).
 
 

The following information and links are available for you to use. However, Eskuta are happy to do all of the work for our customers to access this fund and save 20% of the cost of an Eskuta SX-250d eCargo bike. Please telephone 024 76 350150 or email ecargogrant@eskuta.com

  • We recommend reviewing the eligibility criteria and Code of Practice before submitting your application.
  • The eCargo Bike Grant Fund Information Pack answers essential FAQs, and includes an initial list of suppliers and retailers whose ecargo bikes are eligible for the funding.
  • Please note this funding is only available to businesses and organisations operating the ecargo bikes in England. 

For more information regarding the fund, contact ecargobikegrant@est.org.uk or call 0808 108 9414.

Apply for the eCargo Bike Grant Fund now

 

Local Authority offering

Local authorities are now able to bid for up to £200,000 of funding from the Department for Transport’s eCargo Bike Grant Fund, local authority scheme. A pot of £1,200,000 funding is available for local authorities to purchase ecargo bikes for use in their area. The money can be used to cover up to 100% of the cost of ecargo bikes for local businesses, as well as to fund ecargo bikes for use within local authority fleets.

Review guidance and information, access the finance spreadsheet, and a state aid assessment template.

Listen to our recent eCargo Bike Grant Scheme for local authorities webinar offering guidance to applicants.

Download the application form, and send this on completed to ecargobikegrant@est.org.uk. The deadline for applications is 27 March 2020.