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Building Scotland Fund (BSF): how to apply

Building Scotland Fund is a precursor to the Scottish National Investment Bank. It focuses on housing, modern industrial and commercial property and business-led research and development projects.

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Building Scotland Fund objectives

Investment by the Building Scotland Fund will support:

  • unlocking housing development across all tenures
  • the development of modern industrial and commercial property
  • business-led research and development projects with a reasonably realistic prospect of commercialisation

Additionally, the Building Scotland Fund seeks to:

  • encourage innovation and collaboration
  • provide a catalyst for skills development and innovation across the construction sector
  • increase jobs and employment in construction
  • test the market and develop processes as a precursor the SNIB
  • encourage and act as a catalyst for wider business practice change such as reducing carbon, signing up to the Scottish Business Pledge and promoting Fair Work practices


Scottish Government 
Building Scotland Fund Team
Scottish National Investment Bank Directorate
1 North Waverley Gate
2-4 Waterloo Place


Telephone: Central Enquiry Unit 0300 244 4000