This list of grants has been compiled by Creative STAR Learning Company to aid schools, youth groups, the environmental, outdoor and play sectors with finding funding for a range of ourdoor ventures and initiatives.

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Free visits let groups unlock Scotland’s heritage and experience history where it actually happened. Plan a free education visit to one of our properties for learners of any age.

Our free education visits scheme is open to schools, colleges, universities and other qualifying groups. Visits must have a genuine educational purpose and be booked at least 10 working days in advance. The teacher or group leader generally leads the free visit.

There are plenty of inspiring places to choose from. Our 300+ historic sites and properties stretch from Shetland to Stranraer, and together bring to life more than 5,000 years of history.

Funding of £4 million to improve educational attainment in schools across Scotland has been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.  The First Minister announced a new £1.5 million Innovation Fund to help schools across Scotland come up with innovative ways to improve attainment.

Travelling can be expensive. To help schools and groups experience the great outdoors in the National Park we are offering an Educational Travel Grant, covering up to 75% of total transport costs, up to a maximum award of £200, based on the number of funding criteria met.  Due to limited funds grant payments will be limited to one grant award per school/group in any one financial year. Payments will be capped depending on overall funding availability.

Thanks to generous support from the Scottish Government we are able to offer a transport subsidy to schools wishing to visit one of these 4 sites: Bannockburn, Culloden, David Livingstone Centre or Robert Burns Birthplace Museum.

Schools can claim 75% of their transport costs up to a maximum of £250.

The Scottish Government’s heritage education travel subsidy is offered to schools throughout Scotland to encourage visits to heritage sites of national importance in support of Curriculum for Excellence and outdoor learning. This includes New Lanark.

Many primary schools often struggle with sourcing funds to help them improve things like sports, activity and technology for their pupils.

There are a variety of Scottish Government funding sources available for individuals and community groups who are engaged in or are thinking about getting involved in environmental projects.

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life, where sport is at the heart of society, making a positive impact on people and communities.

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Our Funding Directory has hundreds of opportunities for youth groups, voluntary organisations and community projects. You'll find information on everything from small local grants to national funding schemes.