Through its newly launched Islands Green Recovery Programme, the Scottish Government will invest £2million in locally-led green projects to support economic recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Split into four strands and delivered by four partners, the programme will support island communities and businesses to take forward a range of capital projects:
Inspiring Scotland: £900,000 available for capital expenditure projects that contribute to green recovery and carbon emission reductions. The deadline for applying is 21 October. Further details here.
Highlands & Islands Enterprise: £500,000 to support green economic recovery.
Zero Waste Scotland: £300,000 to support island retailers and businesses to introduce packaging free shops. Further details here.
Energy Savings Trust: £300,000 to support carbon neutral initiatives.