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Young active travel - Trust and Grants

A Charitable Trust has been established to attract sponsorship and other voluntary giving to invest in supporting sustainable travel to school and children’s road safety.

The aims of the Trust are;

“to preserve and protect public health, particularly the health of school-children in Birmingham by i) supporting initiatives which raise awareness about road safety, health, exercise and fitness; and ii) changing behaviours towards travel to school”

Schools and constituted groups of parents located within the geographic boundary of Birmingham City Council can apply for grants of up to £1,000 per school to:

  • support the development and implementation of School Travel Plans
  • increase sustainable travel to school
  • improve children’s safety as they travel to and from school

Applications are considered each term. Deadline for application in the academic year 2019 to 2020 are:

  • 29 November 2019
  • 28 February 2020
  • 29 May 2020

To apply for a grant, download an application form and guidance notes and return completed applications to connected@birmingham.gov.uk

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