Community partners

The Moto in the Community Trust aims to make a real difference to the communities around Moto’s locations.

The Moto in the Community Trust aims to make a real difference to the communities around Moto’s locations.

One of the ways we do this is by providing each Moto location with the opportunity to adopt a local community partner.  By joining forces with community groups and charities we are able to support them in realising their objectives.

Our local community partners benefit from opportunities to visit their partnered Moto site, exhibit their publicity material and collect for their own registered charity on specific fundraising days.  Our local community partners can also benefit from our grant scheme.

Covid-19 Update – at this time Moto in the Community will not be accepting requests for new Community Partners. The MITC website will be updated when this restriction is lifted.

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a local community partner for a Moto site please email information on your charity to clearly stating which Moto service area you would like to apply to.  Your application should give details of your short and long term objectives and ideas on how our staff can work with you.  Local community partnerships run from 1st January to 31st December.  Applications are invited throughout the year.  You may be asked to visit your local Moto location to present information about your charity to Moto staff.

Please read our case studies for examples of our local community partnerships.

We encourage applications if:

  • You are a charity or good cause within a 25 mile radius of a Moto site
  • You have opportunities for Moto staff to be involved with your group
  • You are happy to support your Moto site with their fundraising events

The Trust does not currently support:

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

Charity of the year

In 2012 we began a very successful partnership with Help for Heroes and we are proud to continue this relationship into 2020 and beyond.

Learn more


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Questions and Answers

What size grants do you make?

There is no minimum or maximum amount.  The Moto in the Community Trust seeks to support as many community projects as possible.

Do you have a national charity of the year?

Yes we do, our current charity of the year is Help for Heroes. Please see our charity of the year section for more details on this.

Do you give grants outside the UK?

Only in special circumstances.

What happens after I have sent in an application to be a local community partner?

Your information will be read by the Trust office and all relevant applications will be forwarded to the management team at the Moto site in question.  It may be that the site that you have applied to already has a local community partner.  If this is the case they may consider supporting an additional organisation if their site has the capacity.  If not your information will be kept for consideration during the last quarter of each year.  Local community partner changeover is the 1st January each year, although many Moto sites choose to stay with their current partner for longer than just one year.

Can I talk to someone in person?

Yes, you can contact the Moto in the Community Trust on 01525 878500.  Email

Some of the community organisations we support


Awarded toDate AwardedAmountLocation
Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres TrustMay-2021£250Trowell
451 (Stourbridge) Squadron Royal Air Force Air CadetsMay-2021£1000Frankley
Fairhaven Primary SchoolMay-2021£500Frankley
Dingley’s PromiseMay-2021£250Chieveley
St Peter’s PTFAMay-2021£250Stafford
Bickleigh School Association (BSA) for Bickleigh Primary SchoolMay-2021£250Tiverton
Wessex Cancer TrustMay-2021£450Winchester
Edenthorpe Hall AcademyMay-2021£400Doncaster North
Friends of North Heath CP SchoolMay-2021£500Pease Pottage
Harworth & Bircotes district councilMay-2021£284Blyth
Sports GatewayMay-2021£300Trowell
Houghton CofE Primary SchoolMay-2021£500Southwaite
Croughton All Saints primary schoolMay-2021£500Cherwell Valley
Clapton Common Boys ClubMay-2021£250Heston
Douglas Macmillan HospiceMay-2021£250Stafford
Westbrook Primary SchoolMar-2020£700Heston
Manchester Secondary Pupil Referral UnitMar-2020£350Lymm
Avonmouth CE SchoolMar-2020£100Severn View
Hedworthfield Community AssocMar-2020£200Washington
Vision of AdventureMar-2020£213Burton-in-Kendal
Children’s Bereavment CentreMar-2020£200Grantham North & South
All Saints Church ChalgraveMar-2020£100Toddington
Thonhill PrimaryMar-2020£200Toddington
Biomation ProductionsMar-2020£210Wetherby
2nd Brewood Scout GroupMar-2020£600Stafford
Somewhere HouseMar-2020£200Bridgwater
Extraordinary LinksMar-2020£200Severn View
Grange PavillionMar-2020£200Cardiff West
Glascote AcademyMar-2020£733Tamworth
Handcross PrimaryMar-2020£720Pease Pottage
Pontefract & District Live at Home SchemeMar-2020£200Ferrybridge
The Haven WolverhamptonMar-2020£200Frankley
Birmingham St Marys HospiceFeb-2020£500Frankley
Medway Adult EducationsFeb-2020£700Medway
5th Lancaster GuidesFeb-2020£200Lancaster
AspireFeb-2020£250Cherwell Valley
Long Eaton SchoolFeb-2020£500Trowell
Clapgate Community FundFeb-2020£1525Ferrybridge
Grief EncounterFeb-2020£525Severn View
The Childrens Hospital SchoolFeb-2020£1000Donington Park
Crafty KidsFeb-2020£1000Knutsford
Richmond Methodist PrimaryFeb-2020£500Scotch Corner
Barton le Clay PreschoolFeb-2020£800Toddington
Whitley Amateur Boxing ClubFeb-2020£750Reading
Beaston PreschoolFeb-2020£500Donington Park
Loscoe CE Primary SchoolFeb-2020£569Trowell
St Lawrence CE Primary SchoolFeb-2020£563Trowell
Express & Star Bowls ClubJan-2020£500Hilton Park
St John’s HospiceJan-2020£800Heston
St John’s HospiceJan-2020£950Lancaster
The Forest SchoolJan-2020£450Wetherby
Citizens Advise Bureau TivertonJan-2020£800Tiverton
Holy Trinity Primary SchoolJan-2020£1000Severn View
Church of Ascension pre school playgroupJan-2020£500Frankley
Westbrook Primary SchoolJan-2020£700Heston
Friends of St Luke’sJan-2020£750Toddington
MHA Wincheter Live at Home SchemeJan-2020£532Winchester
Pettteril BankJan-2020£1000Todhills
Long Marston CE Primary SchoolJan-2020£635Wetherby
Coniston Primary SchoolJan-2020£500Severn View
Ultra White Collar BoxingJan-2020£400Reading
1st Chilwell and Attenborough Scout GroupDec-2019£1655Trowell
The Olive Tree Cancer Support GroupDec-2019£1000Pease Pottage
The Youth AssociationDec-2019£1671Woolley Edge
FASD Awareness South EastDec-2019£1000Medway
Charnwood 20 20Dec-2019£500Trowell
Rotary Club of Flitwick ValeNov-2019£250Toddington
1st Garstang RangersNov-2019£200Lancaster
Hearing Dogs for Deaf PeopleNov-2019£2000Washington
Parklands Riding for the DisabledNov-2019£500Tamworth
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary SchoolNov-2019£1000Cardiff West
Thames HospiceNov-2019£995Heston
Wessex Cancer TrustNov-2019£750Winchester
Holy Rood Primary SchoolNov-2019£1600Woolley Edge
St Rocco’s HospiceNov-2019£1000Lymm
Hanging Heaton Primary SchoolNov-2019£600Woolley Edge
St Werburghs City FarmNov-2019£1000Severn View
High Legh Community AssociationNov-2019£250Lymm
Stepping Stones LutonOct-2019£1000Toddington
Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT)Oct-2019£1464Lymm
Resources for AutismOct-2019£2000Heston
Featherstone Rovers FoundationOct-2019£1500Ferrybridge
Home Start West BerkshireOct-2019£1000Chieveley
Friends for LeisureOct-2019£2000Knutsford
Exmouth Gateway ClubSep-2019£500Exeter
Strathcarron HospiceSep-2019£500Stirling
Children’s Adventrue Farm Trust (CAFT)Sep-2019£500Lymm
Wellspring Therapy & TrainingSep-2019£500Wetherby
Cavaliers Carnival ClubSep-2019£2000Bridgwater
HELP Counselling ServicesSep-2019£500Leigh Delamere
The Donna Louise TrustSep-2019£750Stafford
Bradninch Acoustic Music ClubSep-2019£300Exeter
Victims First NorthumbriaSep-2019£500Washington
Epsom & Ewell FoodbankAug-2019£250
Serlby Park AcademyAug-2019£1560Blyth
Exeter Community Centre TrustAug-2019£500Exeter
Parkfields Middle SchoolAug-2019£500Toddington
North Petherton Primary SchoolAug-2019£600Bridgwater
Friends of Cannock Stadium ParkAug-2019£235Hilton Park
Ramsey Manor Lower SchoolAug-2019£400Toddington
Chuckle ProductionsAug-2019£465Stafford
Hounslow Action for YouthAug-2019£500Heston
North Featherstone J&I SchoolAug-2019£250Ferrybridge
Priors Court FoundationAug-2019£500Chieveley
St John’s HospiceAug-2019£500Lancaster
Manchester Secondary Pupil Referal UnitAug-2019£388Knutsford
Penlegare TrustAug-2019£1000Swansea
Michael Syddall C of E Primary SchoolJul-2019£350Barton Park
Dover TaekwondoJul-2019£500Dover Port
Helping Victims of Domestic ViolenceJul-2019£500Leigh Delamere
Community Youth ProjectJul-2019£500Chieveley
BANDJul-2019£1375Severn View
East Anglian Air AmbulanceJul-2019£500Toddington
Oasis Academy PinewoodJul-2019£500Thurrock
Brandninch Youth Football ClubJul-2019£300Exeter
Mission HopeJul-2019£500Swansea
Benyon Primary SchoolJul-2019£500Thurrock
Thringstone Primary SchoolJul-2019£500Donington Park
Stone Dominoes FC U9sJul-2019£689Stafford
The Youth AssociationJul-2019£770Woolley Edge
Rainbow FoundationJul-2019£150Washington
Fritwell CofE Primary SchoolJul-2019£250Cherwell Valley
The Mulberry CentreJul-2019£500Heston
Rays of SunshineJul-2019£100Toddington
Halpern Charitable FoundationMay-2019£500Medway
Clancy Briggs Cycling AcademyMay-2019£500Blyth
Medway FoodbankMay-2019£540Medway
Trust House WhitefieldMay-2019£220Birch
RAW WorkshopMay-2019£1000Cherwell Valley
Ankemoor Primary AcademyMay-2019£500Tamworth
Banbury Young Homelessness ProjectMay-2019£500Cherwell Valley
Holy Rood Primary SchoolMay-2019£1440Woolley Edge
Safe and Sound HomesMay-2019£500Wetherby
Pennine MencapApr-2019£500Birch
Jigsaw (Bury)Apr-2019£443Birch
Red Door ProjectApr-2019£500Birch
Welbeck WIApr-2019£250Blyth
Group Garden HolidayApr-2019£500Cherwell Valley
Friends for LeisureApr-2019£500Knutsford
Crawley Community Youth ServiceApr-2019£500Pease Pottage
4 Cancer GroupApr-2019£500Chieveley
The Amber FoundationApr-2019£500Pease Pottage
Circus EruptionApr-2019£940Swansea
Fairhaven Primary SchoolApr-2019£333Frankley
Dolphinholme Primary SchoolApr-2019£500Lancaster
Kingsway Park High SchoolMar-2019£666Birch
Long Marston CE Primary SchoolMar-2019£672Wetherby
More than GrandparentsMar-2019£500Washington
Wessex Children’s Hospice TrustMar-2019£2,000Winchester
The Bridge RichmondshireMar-2019£480Scotch Corner
Canine Partners for IndependenceMar-2019£1,000Donington Park
Fletchers FundMar-2019£500Southwaite
Edenthorpe Hall AcademyMar-2019£1,000Doncaster North
Holy Trinity Primary SchoolMar-2019£1,915Severn View
St Mary’s CoE VA PrimaryMar-2019£1,000Severn View
Oasis Hub OldhamMar-2019£1,000Birch
Werneth Cricket Bowling and Tennis ClubMar-2019£250Birch
Kington St MichaelMar-2019£300Leigh Delamere
Snack PackMar-2019£ 500Exeter
The Outdoor CollaborativeMar-2019£358Birch
The Honeypot Children’s CharityMar-2019£525Heston
Penketh High SchoolFeb-2019£150Lymm
Swings and SmilesFeb-2019£500Chieveley
Myaware CornwallFeb-2019£190Saltash
Wellgate Primary SchoolFeb-2019£1,000Woolley Edge
Wardle Junior FCFeb-2019£150Birch
Musical ConnectionsFeb-2019£500Wetherby
North Featherstone Junior and Infant SchoolFeb-2019£800Ferrybridge
Handcross Primary SchoolFeb-2019£1,147Pease Pottage
Vision of AdventureFeb-2019£240Burton-in-Kendal
City of Birmingham Rockets Wheelchair BasketballFeb-2019£150Frankley
Southside PartnershipFeb-2019£776Heston
Bowsland Green Primary SchoolFeb-2019£360Leigh Delamere
Priory Park Amateur Boxing ClubFeb-2019£1,000Frankley
Castleford Panthers FCJan-2019£150Ferrybridge
Brotherton Bulldogs Rugby ClubJan-2019£150Ferrybridge
Hearing Dogs for Deaf PeopleJan-2019£1,500Washington
Horsham MattersJan-2019£500Pease Pottage
Isaac Newton Primary SchoolJan-2019£1,000Grantham North & South
Winmarleigh Primary SchoolJan-2019£500Lancaster
St John’s HospiceJan-2019£880Lancaster