Transport

Bike grants for schools

Find the latest opportunities on grants and bike education programs.

Council is now in the sixth year of its grant program for the provision of a bike fleet to one school to assist in the delivery of the bike education program. Bell Primary School, Kingsbury Primary School, Preston West Primary School, Reservoir East Primary School and Preston North East Primary School have all been successful recipients of this grant based on their commitment to promoting active transport activities.

We invite you to apply for this year’s bike fleet grant for your school. Please complete our Expression of Interest form to assist with making an application by email to safetravel@darebin.vic.gov.au.

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Commitment to use the bike fleet to provide bike training and promote active travel to school;
  • Ability and commitment to look after the bike fleet;
  • Agreement to cover the future maintenance and upgrade costs of the bike fleet;
  • Demonstrate that the school has the resources to securely store the bike fleet;
  • Ability to comply with all requirements and eligibility, including the submission of a satisfactory acquittal report;
  • Demonstrate how the fleet will be managed and by whom.

The closing date for submissions is 5pm Friday 12 March.