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OWL Scotland

OWL (Outdoor and Woodland Learning) Scotland grants specifically support the work of OWL local groups. It provides funding for activities which improve the use of local woods for a variety of sustainability, environmental and health benefits.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

The grants are available for all local OWL groups, including community groups and organisations.

Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

The following project categories are eligible for funding:

  • Administration grant
  • Networking event grant
  • Continuing professional development course
  • Outdoor & woodland learning kit grant
  • Development work and projects aiming to bring together the local authority outdoor learning and other groups with the local OWL group
  • To see projects A&S Landscape has delivered for similar organisations click here.

Application Process

Application Process

Applications can be made by emailing a completed form to the address given on the website.

For development grants, please contact OWL Scotland directly for further information and a separate application form.

Important Dates

Important Dates

2017 funding application dates are not yet available, but refer to the website for further information.

Funding Range

Funding Range

Depending on the type of funding, the following upper limits apply:

  • Administration Grant – Up to £1,000
  • Networking Event Grant – Up to £500 per group
  • Continuing Professional Development Course – Up to £500 per course
  • Outdoor & Woodland Learning Kit Grant – Up to £500 per group
  • Development work and projects aiming to bring together the local authority outdoor learning and other groups with the local OWL group - Up to £5,000 per group
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Guidance for Applying for Grants

Check the latest grant information on the relevant website

Check for full eligibility (for your organisation and for your proposed project / activity)

Read all guidance and supplementary documentation

Contact the grant directly to clarify any questions or issues

Apply for the grant, ensuring that all required steps are followed

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