Crofting Agricultural Grant Scheme

In Gaelic

This scheme provides grants for crofters to make improvements to their crofts and help to sustain their businesses.

Funding can be used for:

  • capital projects, such as the construction or improvement of agricultural buildings
  • the establishment of Common Grazings Committees, which is responsible for managing and maintaining common grazing, and is elected by crofters who use it

Funding for eligible capital projects can cover all aspects of the project, including the cost of materials, transportation of materials, costs of contractors and your own labour.

The total amount of grant aid you can apply for in any two year period is:

  • individual crofter: up to £25,000
  • groups of crofters: up to £125,000

Full scheme guidance

Full guidance

This scheme is delivered through:

The Scottish Rural Development Programme logo