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Crown Estate Scotland funding for coastal communities

1 September 2022

Crown Estate Scotland funding for communities

Crown Estate Scotland’s Sustainable Communities Fund has opened two grant programmes to applicants for 2022.

The first part of the Sustainable Communities Fund is Community Capacity Grants, which are open to all communities within five miles of Scotland’s coastline, or one of Crown Estate Scotland’s four rural estates provide financial for community projects that will contribute to local regeneration and sustainable development. Grants range from £20,000 to £50,000, with a total of £250,000 being made available by the Crown Estate Scotland in 2022.

Environment Grants are only available to Crown Estate Scotland tenants, providing funding of between £5,000 and £20,000 for projects which can deliver demonstrable environmental benefits within 18 months of an award being made. A total of £100,000 is available this year for this programme.

The deadline for the Community Capacity Grants Programme, which is administered by Foundation Scotland, is Monday 19 September, while the deadline for the Environment Grants Programme, administered by Crown Estate Scotland, is Friday 14 October.