Pendelfonds : New call for projects

Author: Laurence Philippe (Legal Expert)
Read time: 2min
Publication date: 05/09/2023 - 14:29
Latest update: 15/09/2023 - 12:51

In Flanders, the commuting fund (Pendelfonds) regularly launches calls for projects to subsidise more sustainable mobility. From 18 September until 18 October 2023, companies can apply for a subsidy of up to 200,000 € per company. Then they have until January 2024 to submit their projects.

What projects?

The 2023 call for projects focuses on improving the connection between public transport and the company and increasing the use of cycle highways located close to companies. Companies that implement solutions to reach the destination more easily (folding bikes, scooters, ...) will have a better chance of obtaining a subsidy. This also applies for companies that work together.

The commuting fund also heavily subsidises various initiatives to increase bicycling.

What subsidies?

The subsidies granted can cover a maximum of half of the project costs, with a maximum of 200,000 € when a company submits a project alone. This maximum amount is higher when several companies participate together.

For which companies?

Private companies and local or provincial authorities (in collaboration with a private partner) that represent (together) at least 10 employees and have a place of business in Flanders can apply for subsidies.

How to apply?

Any company wishing to apply must first apply for a file number by 18 October. Next, the subsidy application will go through several steps. The application must be officially submitted by 18 January 2024 at the latest.

You can find more information, examples of subsidised projects and procedure details on the Pendelfonds website (only in Dutch).

Source: Pendelfonds

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