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Image of path excavation and Cathkin Braes

There is a scheme taking Scotland by storm – delivering huge benefits for people and nature alike. ‘The Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention Fund’ might seem like a mouthful, but its message is loud and clear.

Image of sod cutting ceremony with SNH Chair, Mike Cantlay, and Cllr McLean

Our Green Infrastructure Fund is making a difference in many locations. One of the most significant projects we are supporting is in Glasgow’s Easterhouse. Here an ambitious approach is transforming areas of vacant and derelict land into attractive urban greenspaces, which will connect more people with nature and encourage them to embrace the outdoors.

Green Infrastructure Fund logo

The Green Infrastructure Fund is currently open for applications for projects in the Highlands and Islands. The same population and SIMD criteria apply in H&I as in LUPS but projects can apply for ERDF intervention rates of up to 70%.

Excavated path, compound and wider slope - August 2018

The greenspace, previously known as Blairbeth Urban Park, is already fully accessible with regular health walks and events facilitated by Community Links.

Sighthill Regeneration

Congratulations to Glasgow City Council for winning the Regeneration category for Sighthill, forming a key part of the Canal and North Gateway project, at the Saltire Infrastructure Awards 2018!

Launch of Round 3 of the Green Infrastructure Fund

The Green Infrastructure Fund is now open for new applications.  The closing date will be 28 January 2019. 

The new cycle path in Claypits Local Nature Reserve

Congratulations! to Scottish Canals and Land Use Consultants for winning the Architecture - Regeneration category at the 2018 Scottish Design Awards with the Claypits Masterplan.

Outdoor Learning in Nature Fund Launch

Scotland’s New Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment announced more than £600,000 of funding for Outdoor Learning. Mairi Gougeon MSP made the announcement during a visit with school children to Jupiter Artland Foundation - a sculpture park in woodland near Edinburgh.

Active Scotland Delivery Plan (front cover)

The Scottish Government has published the Active Scotland Delivery Plan.  This Delivery Plan sets out the range of actions that the Scottish Government and its partners are undertaking, working together to encourage and support people in Scotland to be more active, more often.

The Glasgow & Clyde Valley Green Network Partnership has published its much anticipated Report into the quality of Green Infrastructure (GI) policies across the Central Scotland Green Network region.

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What's in a name?

There is a scheme taking Scotland by storm – delivering huge benefits for people and nature alike. ‘The Green Infrastructure Strategic Intervention Fund’ might seem like a mouthful, but its message is loud and clear.

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Something’s stirring in the East

Our Green Infrastructure Fund is making a difference in many locations. One of the most significant projects we are supporting is in Glasgow’s Easterhouse.

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Highlands & Islands Green Infrastructure Projects

The Green Infrastructure Fund is currently open for applications for projects in the Highlands and Islands. The same population and SIMD criteria apply in H&I as in LUPS but projects can apply for ERDF intervention rates of up to 70%.

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Fernbrae Meadows: transforming a former golf course into a brand new greenspace

The greenspace, previously known as Blairbeth Urban Park, is already fully accessible with regular health walks and events facilitated by Community Links.

Monday, November 5th, 2018