Grants: cycling

The ZEN grants scheme provides up to £2,000 to help businesses encourage walking and cycling to their workplace. This can include installing shower facilities, lockers, cycle parking, cycle repair toolkits, pool bikes and much more. 


The grants scheme will be open from 30 March - 30 April 2020.


To apply for a grant you'll need to complete a staff travel survey and meet the minimum survey completion rate. Please contact ZEN to receive the travel survey.

Minimum Completion Rates:

A minimum travel survey completion rate is required for businesses to be able to progress to application stage.

100% for < 10 staff

50% for < 25 staff

40% for 25 - 50 staff

30% for > 50 staff


Grant Process

  1. Complete staff travel surveys. (Please complete these to reflect normal staff travel patterns prior to the Covid-19 pandemic). Deadline 30 April.

  2. Receive a bespoke action plan from ZEN detailing current travel behaviour and recommending measures to increase sustainable travel. Action plans will be sent out by 29 May.

  3. The deadline for grant applications is Friday 12 June.

  4. Successful applicants will receive funding June/ July 2020. 


This offer is only available to businesses, but there are lots of free cycling resources available for residents. Check out our cycling offers here or get in touch on the form below.