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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-01795
Asked by: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 22 July 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications have been made to the Scottish Land Fund in each of the last five financial years.

Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 26 August 2021


Answer

The Scottish Land Fund supports urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets.

It has a two-stage application process. At Stage 1 groups are asked for basic information about their project and organisation. At Stage 2 groups are asked to complete a full application form for funding for the acquisition of the asset.

The following table sets out figures for applications received for both stages.

1. Stage One Applications received

  

Applications

Totals 2016-21

2016 17

108

 

2017-18

91

 

2018-19

110

 

2019-20

121

 

2020-21

89

   
  

519

2. Stage 2 Applications received

  

Applications

Totals 2016-21

2016 17

35

 

2017-18

40

 

2018-19

61

 

2019-20

57

 

2020-21

71

   
  

264