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Moto in the Community Trust

06 October 2021/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants are available for community organisations and schools operating within a 15-mile radius of a Moto site for projects and activities that deliver benefits to local communities.

Fund Information

Funding body:
Moto in the Community Trust
Maximum value:
Application deadline:
None specified


The Moto in the Community Trust, a grant-making charity launched in 2005, aims to make a 'real difference' to the communities within 15 miles of one of the Moto sites. It does this by supporting local charities and community groups with funds raised at Moto locations across the UK.

Objectives of Fund

Funding supports a wide range of projects that are located within 15 miles of a Moto site.

Value Notes

The average grant given through the funding process is £1,000.

Who Can Apply

Applications will be accepted from charities and community schools if they:

  • Are located within a 15-mile radius of a Moto site.
  • Have opportunities for Moto staff to be involved with their group/school.
  • They are happy to support their Moto site with their fundraising events.

The locations of Moto sites can be found on the Moto website.


The Trust does not support the following:

  • Applications that are for the promotion of religion or politics.
  • Overseas projects.

Eligible Expenditure

The Trust funds all types of projects provided they directly benefit the communities where Moto is present or where it has a significant staff catchment.


Within 15 miles of a Moto site in the UK

How To Apply

Applications may be made at any time and will be considered on a monthly basis.

Application forms are available to complete online at the Trust's website.

Useful documents & links

Useful Links

Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Enquiries
    Moto in the Community Trust
    Moto Hospitality Limited
    Toddington Service Area
    Junction 12 M1 Southbound
    LU5 6HR
    Tel: 01525 878500
    Email: [email protected]

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