Better Places Fund 4 - how to apply

Better Places Fund Round 4 is now closed to applications. 

To apply

You should read all the documents in the Applicants information section below.  

Information for Applicants is a key guidance document with detailed information on the fund, including eligibility requirements.   

Please read all the information for applicants before applying as any ineligible applications will not be assessed for funding.

You should then complete the Better Places Fund Round 4 application form and email this to [email protected]


Applications can be submitted at any time up to the above deadline.

All funding for seasonal staff posts can start between 24 April and 30 June 2023 and must end no later than 31 October 2023 at the latest, with all claims made by 30 November 2023 at the latest.

Applicant further information

Better Places Fund Round 4 - Information for applicants

Better Places Fund Round 4 – Application form

How to Acknowledge our support for your project

Financial Information and Records

NatureScot Terms and Conditions of Funding

Funding Privacy Notice - outlines how our use of personal data complies with data protection law.

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