Marine Fund Scotland 2022-23: general guidance notes

General guidance notes for prospective applicants to the Marine Fund Scotland 2022-23, including information on who can apply and how to apply.

Annex A – examples of the types of projects that may apply to the Marine Fund Scotland 2022-23

Providing that the project falls within the scope of Scottish Ministers' grant making powers as set out in these General Guidance notes, potentially relevant applications might come from (but are not limited to) the following sectors and groups:

  • commercial fishing
  • recreational fishing
  • aquaculture
  • seafood processing (including processing aquaculture organisms) and marketing
  • seafood supply chain
  • relevant operations at ports and harbours
  • research and development (including scientific and research bodies)
  • those innovating for the benefit of the marine space for the purposes of developing commercial fish or aquaculture activities or conserving, enhancing or restoring the marine and aquatic environment
  • those delivering protection and enhancement of the marine and aquatic environment
  • relevant co-operatives
  • community groups, for example, for the economic development or social improvement of areas in which commercial fish or aquaculture activities are carried out
  • statutory bodies charged with protecting and improving recreational salmon and sea trout fisheries (District Salmon Fishery Boards and their associated Trusts)

The above list is not exhaustive and the inclusion of a group or sector in the above list does not guarantee an offer of grant funding from the Marine Fund Scotland.



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