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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scottish Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare Fund

Apply for an animal welfare grant or loan for your zoo or aquarium affected by coronavirus.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scottish Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare Fund
Eligible activities

Eligible activities

You can use the grant or loan to cover costs such as:

  • keepers' salaries
  • animal feed and bedding
  • electricity and gas bills
  • veterinary care and medicines
  • animal enrichment materials
  • essential maintenance of animal housing/enclosures
  • waste removal
  • insurance (public liability, building damage)
  • other animal care related costs (at our discretion on explanation of need)

If you are planning on closing or downsizing your collection, the grant can be used to help cover costs associated with rehoming animals, such as:

  • crating and transport
  • keeper/veterinary staff time
  • other relevant costs (at our discretion on explanation of need)

 

 


Contact

Email: szaawf@gov.scot