Funding and advice

Woman standing outside tractor, courtesy of Scottish Government RPID

SRN Funding Search

The Scottish Rural Network (SRN) has teamed up with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisation's Funding Scotland to provide an advanced online funding search to help you find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise.

The service is free to use and to start searching for funding you must register or login. Please note, this will be different to your SRN login information.

Scottish Government Schemes

Direct Payments (Pillar 1) and Scottish Rural Development Programme (Pillar 2) - Agri-Environment, Forestry and other schemes which support economic, environmental and social measures to benefit rural Scotland.

Advisory Services

Find out about the Farm Advisory Service and the Connect Local advisory service for the Scottish food and drink service.

More funding information and support

If you're looking for funding and support for your rural business or project here are some of the organisations that can help.

Business Gateway

Practical help, advice and support for new and growing businesses in Scotland.

Highlands & Islands Enterprise

Highland & Islands Enterprise (HIE) provides help and support for businesses and communities in the Highlands & Islands.

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise provides help and support for businesses.

South of Scotland Enterprise

South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) is the one-stop shop for businesses and enterprising communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders