Foraging for Wild Plants
NatureScot provides guidance on Foraging for Wild Plants. There is also a Foraging pack for schools. Download PDFs of the Gaelic and English language versions.
Scottish Forestry Community Fund
The Scottish Forestry Community Fund is open for 2021/22. The Fund supports groups and organisations that encourage people to use woods more. Eligible activities include schemes that promote physical activity such as walking, safe routes to school, natural play and adventure play.
Nature Reserve Travel Grants
2020 is the Year of Coasts and Waters. Nature Reserve Travel Grants of up to £500 are also available through Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund to allow groups of young people to connect with our coasts and waters by visiting one of Scotland’s many stunning national or [...]
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority Grant Scheme
£81,000 is available for projects which support the sustainable development of our communities and the area’s natural, cultural and built heritage. The scheme is open to a range of organisations to help support projects that deliver against one or more of the outcomes listed in the National Park Partnership Plan. [...]
Green Infrastructure Funds
The Green Infrastructure Fund (GIF) and the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund (GICEF) aim to create better places and enhance the quality of life of urban dwellers by improving the quality, accessibility and quantity of green infrastructure in our major towns and cities. Eligible applicant organisations are Public Sector or [...]
Young Placechangers Ideas Fund
Young Placechangers are young people between the ages of 12-25 who want to change their local environment for the better. The Young Placechangers Ideas Fund supports Youth Groups to engage with others in their communities to take action to improve the environmental quality, biodiversity, playability and vibrancy of neighbourhoods. For [...]
Outdoor Learning in Nature Fund (Round 2)
This fund opens for applications on 26 September 2018. The closing date for applications is midnight on 31 October 2018. Further information including Round 2 Information for Applicants document is available via the link below. Round 2 is specifically targeted at Tier 2 activity which supports the Learning in Local [...]
Hostelling Scotland Explorer Fund
This Scottish Youth Hostel Association fund is available for schools and youth groups to support accommodation and full catering costs for up to 3 nights in any of the Hostelling Scotland Youth Hostels. This includes sites in both the Cairngorms and Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Parks. The closing date [...]