Historic Environment Scotland - Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS)

Summary

This scheme provides financial help for conservation area based regeneration and conservation initiatives. Funding is provided over a five-year period to support the set-up of a Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS). A CARS can be used to fund: a repairs programme for priority projects; a small grants scheme – e.g. for homeowners or retailers; community engagement through training opportunities in traditional skills and through education programmes; training opportunities for traditional craftspeople; public realm conservation and restoration and administration costs, including for the appointment of a dedicated project officer.


Fund details

Status:
Currently Closed
Type:
Grant
Source:
Statutory
When to apply:
Closing date for applications was 15 November 2018, with decisions on those applications being communicated by 15 March 2019.
Next deadline:
No deadline date
Charities only:
No
Website:
https://www.historicenvironment.scot/grants-and-funding/our-grants/conservation-area-regeneration-scheme-cars/
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0131 668 8815
How to apply
Application is through their Grants Online Application System. Please contact them before you apply.
Exclusions
The exclusions are listed in the guidelines.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
No minimum provided
Maximum:
£2,000,000
Average:
£725,000
Annually awarded:
£10,000,000
Notes on award amounts:
No notes on award amounts

Organisation

Name:
Historic Environment Scotland
Charity number:
SC045925
Website:
https://www.historicenvironment.scot/
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0131 668 8600
Address:
Longmore House Salisbury Place, , Edinburgh, EH9 1SH

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Geographical Areas

  • Scotland

Activities

  • Education and Training
  • Environmental Projects
  • Heritage/ building preservation

Beneficiaries

  • Third sector organisations