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Grants and Funding

Grants awarded by us

See a list of all the grants awarded by Historic Environment Scotland.

Every Historic Environment Scotland (HES) grant made since 1 April 2019 is listed below. A list of grants made in previous years can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

Grants awarded 2019-20

Recipient Project Scheme Grant Date
Guard Archaeology Ltd Publication: A little earth above the stone: Archaeological Investigations 2006-2012 Archaeology £3,234 21/08/2019
New Lanark Trust New Lanark Annual Maintenance Plan OSF £180,000 23/07/2019
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Publication: Interdisciplinary approaches to a connected landscape: Upland survey in the Northern Ochils Archaeology £3,000 16/07/2019
St Machars Cathedral, Chuch of Scotland St Machars Cathedral GPW £300,000 04/07/2019
Vestry of St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Dumfries GPW £69,000 25/06/2019
Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust Building Skills - Inspiring Futures HESF £20,000 18/06/2019
No Holds Barred Tarlair Swimming Pool HESF £5,978 18/06/2019
Leadhills Heritage Trust Lead Mining Conference HESF £528 18/06/2019
Civic Room Events and Legacy Publication HESF £4,000 18/06/2019
The Ridge Foundation CIC Traditional Skills Training HESF £46,532 18/06/2019
Falkirk Council Carron Works HESF £3,500 18/06/2019
Scottish Council on Archives Workshops for heritage groups HESF £2,920 17/06/2019
Institute of Conservation on Scotland Group Up-skilling opportunities for early-career conservators and technical staff HESF £4,261 17/06/2019
Galgael Trust Practical woodwork skills training HESF £32,329 17/06/2019
Gatliff Hebridean Hostels Trust Re-thatching of Berneray Hostel and Annexe HESF £18,525 17/06/2019
Knockandoo Woolmill Trust Restoration of Dobcross loom HESF £15,000 17/06/2019
Sidestone Press, Van Woerdekom Publication - Scotland in Early Medieval Europe Archaeology £1,000 12/06/2019
Cromarty Harbour Trust Cromarty Harbour HERG £727,179 24/05/2019
Cove Burgh Hall Ltd Cove Burgh Hall HERG £70,484 02/05/2019
Cowane's Hospital Trust Cowane's Hospital HERG £321,985 30/04/2019
St John's, Church of Scotland St John's Church, Gourock GPW £120,000 29/04/2019
University of York Publication - Excavation at Aberdeen's Carmelite Friary, 1980-1994 Archaeology £3,600 24/04/2019

Key to schemes:
CARS - Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme
GPW - Grants for Places of Worship
HERG - Historic Environment Repair Grant
HESF - Historic Environment Support Fund
OSF - Organisational Support Fund

Find out more about grants and funding

Previous years grants

Grants Awarded 2018-19 [PDF, 124KB]

Grants Awarded 2017-18 [PDF, 132KB] 

Grants Awarded 2016-17 [PDF, 141KB]

Grants Awarded 2015-16 [PDF, 118KB]


Investment Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House 
Salisbury Place

Telephone: 0131 668 8801
Email: grants@hes.scot