Marine and fisheries grants

  1. Marine Fund Scotland 2024-2025: general guidance notes

    Introduction to the Marine Fund Scotland 2024 to 2025. The Fund is focused on supporting projects that deliver outcomes relating to Scotland's Blue Economy Vision, published on 31 March 2022.

  2. Ro-innleachd airson Saidheans Mara is Ùrghnàthachadh

    ’S e seo an Ro-innleachd ùr airson Saidheans Mara is Ùr-ghnàthachadh aig Riaghaltas na h-Alba. Tha i a’ cur amasan an cèill airson saidheans mara agus ùr-ghnàthachadh ann an Alba agus a’ stèidheachadh sia builean gus barrachd bhuannachdan fhaighinn bho ar n-obair saidheans, fianais agus dàta.

  3. Marine science and innovation strategy

    Establishes the vision for marine science and innovation in Scotland and six outcomes to strengthen the impact of marine science, evidence and data.

  4. Vision for sustainable aquaculture: island communities impact assessment

    Island communities impact assessment for the vision for sustainable aquaculture.

  5. Vision for sustainable aquaculture

    The Vision for sustainable aquaculture describes the Scottish Government’s long-term aspirations to 2045 for the finfish, shellfish and seaweed farming sectors, and the wider aquaculture supply chain.

  6. Vision for sustainable aquaculture: child rights and wellbeing screening sheet

    Child rights and wellbeing screening sheet for the Vision for sustainable aquaculture

  7. National Islands Plan review: consultation

    We are consulting on a review of the National Islands Plan, published in 2019. This review is required by the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018. We are seeking views on the impact and content of the current National Islands Plan.

  8. Marine Fund Scotland 2023 to 2024: guidance

    General guidance notes for applications to the Marine Fund Scotland 2023 to 2024.

  9. National Islands Plan Annual Report 2022

    The Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 requires that a report is presented to Parliament each year setting out the progress made towards delivery of the National Islands Plan. This report sets out progress made during the 2022 reporting year.

  10. Support for marine and fishing businesses

    More than £13 million in grants awarded.

  11. Support for fishing and coastal communities

    Investing in the Blue Economy.

  12. Support for fishing businesses and coastal communities

    Next round of funding announced.

  13. Funding for fishing sector training and equipment

    Support to help keep Scottish fishers safe

  14. Extra support for ports and harbours

    Investing in coastal communities. 

  15. Island communities impact assessments: guidance - consultation

    Our islands face particular challenges around distance, geography, connectivity and demography, so it is important that policy makers consider these properly. The consultation on the guidance will help ensure that islands receive fair treatment tailored to their unique circumstances.

  16. Seafood sector investment

    Funding to help aquaculture businesses affected by COVID-19.

  17. Support for Scottish seafood industry worth £22.5 million

    More than 1,000 businesses now eligible for help.

  18. Funding for marine economy

    European investment to support sector.

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