Rural Payments and Services (Scotland)

Updated: 02 Jan, 2024

Funding type


Project size funding

US$ 5.001 - 20.000, US$ 20.001 - 50.000, US$ 50.001 - 150.000, US$ 150.001 - 300.000, US$ 300.001 - 500.000

Target region/countries

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Eligible Organisations for funding

Communities / Non-registered citizen groups, Individual, Private Entity


Forest & Woodlands, Human-changed areas

Biodiversity Categories

Sustainable Use (of productive areas)

Sector Tags

Agriculture and Hunting, Social Inclusion and Sustainability

Funding Criteria

- enhance rural economy and support rural communities
- support agricultural and forestry businesses
- protect natural environment

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS)

Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS)

Application process

Scottish Rural Development Programme
Call for application (annually)

Application language


Particular consideration of

Local Communities (LC)

Additional information

Several other schemes available, mostly related to agriculture