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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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SRDP - Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund


The Fund aims to promote skills development and knowledge transfer in the primary agricultural sector. The Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund has 5 objectives:

  1. Enhancing competitiveness and enhancing viability in agriculture
  2. Restoring, preserving and enhancing biodiversity and ecosystems dependant on agriculture
  3. Improving water and/or soil management
  4. Pollution prevention and control
  5. Promoting resource efficiency and supporting a shift towards a low carbon and climate resilient economy in agriculture The fund may prioritise climate change and biodiversity imperatives.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Organisations that can apply include public sector organisations, private sector organisations, constituted not-for-profit organisations and research institutions.

When to apply

The next deadline is midnight on Monday 24 June 2024.

Next deadline: 24 Jun 2024

How to apply

Applications forms and guidance available on the Rural Payments website. Submit a short inception note (one side of A4) to to get informal feedback on proposals in advance of submitting a full application with associated forms. Submit final application via email.

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Activites funded: Environment

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities

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Scotland Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020

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