Cairngorms National Park

View to Braemar


There are a number of funding opportunities available designed specifically to help initiatives or projects which support the Park aims.

What types of funding are available?

  • LEADER funding: an innovative approach to rural development. It aims to promote community led local development to support a sustainable rural economy. Funding is allocated by the Cairngorms Local Action Group set up to deliver the Local Development Strategy.
  • Rural Skills Training funding: support for short courses in rural skills for Land Management businesses operating in the National Park
  • Outdoor learning travel grant: support for schools, voluntary and community groups making educational visits to the Cairngorms National Park
  • Small Grants Programme: support for quick impact projects that contribute to delivery of the Cairngorms Local Development Strategy. It is managed by the Cairngorms Local Action Group with funding from the Cairngorms National Park Authority.