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Peatland ACTION – Fund

  • Peatland

  • Management
  • Restoration
  • Scotland


The fund supports on-the-ground peatland restoration activities. Restoring peatlands is one of the most effective ways of locking in carbon; offering a clear nature-based solution to both the climate crisis and biodiversity loss.

Fund manager & award size

NatureScot (funded mainly by Scottish Government)

The total fund is a multi-annual investment of more than £250 million up to 2030. The award size is specific to each project. See the fund website for additional details.


Open for applications from eligible land managers who have peatlands that would benefit from restoration. See the fund website for additional details.

How to apply

See the fund website for guidance.


Application deadline

We offer a rolling programme where applications can be submitted at any time of the year, but you should apply 12 weeks before your intended start date. See the fund website for updates.


The scheme will close in 2030.

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