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Woodland Improvement Grant (part of the Forestry Grant Scheme)

  • Woodland

  • Management
  • Scotland


The fund aims to provide capital grants for a range of activities in existing woodlands that will: encourage natural regeneration and benefit priority habitats and species, increase species and structural diversity through low impact silvicultural systems management, contribute to the sustainable management of urban woodlands and improve public access, support the preparation of forest and / or management plans that set out management objectives for the woodland, and improve the biodiversity, resilience, and structural diversity of even aged woodlands.

Fund manager & award size

Scottish Rural Development Programme, Scottish Forestry

The award size will depend on the project as capital grant support is available for multiple themes. Check the fund website 'Grant support' section for further details.


If you are a tenant then a landlord’s declaration must be provided with your application. The control of the land must extend for the duration of the proposed contract. Further eligibility advice in the Forestry Grant Scheme full guidance.

How to apply

See the fund website for guidance.


Application deadline

Likely open for applications. Check with the grant managers for further details.

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