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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.

Image of Green Infrastructure Fund logo

The Green Infrastructure Fund team met with colleagues from Scottish Government today to discuss a future funding round for our main Fund, which supports capital infrastructure projects.  This requires Scottish Natural Heritage to apply for a further tranche of funding as part of phase 2 of the Scottish Government’s European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme.  An application is being p

CSGN logo

To raise awareness and support delivery of green infrastructure in central Scotland, the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) is offering young people aged 18 to 25 the opportunity to apply for a grant towards travel anywhere in the world to develop their knowledge on a specific topic related to the study of green infrastructure.

Image of park built on old industrial site in Edinburgh

Round 2 of the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund is now open for applications and will close on 3 April 2018. More information on eligibility and how to apply can be found here. We are holding two open events where potential applicants can hear more about the fund, how to apply and current projects.

Image of high rise flats and urban green space in Glasgow, as viewed from Cathkin Braes

Organised by Scottish Natural Heritage in partnership with ERZ Studio, WSP, and Glasgow City Council this free event is for urban planners, designers, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers; house builders and social housing providers, local authorities, and relevant public sector representatives. 

Picture of Mike Cantlay - Chair of SNH

Holyrood Magazine has published an article written by our Chairman, Mike Cantlay, setting out the importance of Green Infrastructure and the positive impact it can have on communities.  You can view it here.

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Latest News

Round 3 of the Green Infrastructure Fund is now open

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

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Scottish Design Awards Success for Claypits

Congratulations!

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
New Outdoor Learning in Nature Fund

Scotland’s New Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment announced more than £600,000 of funding for Outdoor Learning.

Friday, July 13th, 2018
Active Scotland Delivery Plan

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...

Thursday, July 12th, 2018