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Conserving Scotland's historic environment

building repair grants

Newhailes House

Financial help is available to owners to meet the cost of high-quality repairs.

Grants for places of worship

Culter Parish church

Repair grants for places of outstanding architectural or historic interest.

archaeology grants

Information on the Archaeology Funding programme.

Historic Environment Support Fund

Children making things at grants event in Orkney

Support for non-recurring heritage related events.

Voluntary Sector Funding

Support for the voluntary sector through our direct funding programme.

Ancient Monument grants

Scheduled ancient monument

Financial assistance to help preserve and maintain monuments.

Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme


Financial assistance for area-based regeneration and conservation initiatives.

conservation training grants scheme

Guilder at work © Historic Scotland

A small grant scheme to support conservation in Scotland.

Thatched houses maintenance scheme

Easthouse, Burra, Shetland Islands Restored by The Burra History Group, 2006

Assistance for owners of traditional thatched properties.

Mount Stuart

Maintenance Plan Grants

We can award grants for the preparation of maintenance plans for historic buildings.

Maintenance plan grants

Landscape Management Plan Grants

We can award grants for the preparation of landscape management plans for sites included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes.

Landscape Management Plan Grants

War memorial

War Memorials

We support the protection and conservation of War Memorials across Scotland.

War memorials

Castlemillk Stables

Study on impact of grants

Study on impact of grants on the historic environment.

Impact of Grants Study

Culzean Castle

Grants Online

Apply online now for many of our grant schemes

Grants Online
The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock

Grant Aided Properties

> search for a grant aided property

Other Sources of Funding

Culzean Castle

Find out about other sources of funding.

Grants Awarded by HES

Find out about grants offers made by HES.

State Aid

Download information on the Culture and Heritage Infrastructure Scheme 2014 -2020

Culture and Heritage Infrastructure Scheme 2014 - 2020 [pdf, 139kb]