Coastal Communities Fund

The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has opened its call for applications to year two of the Coastal Communities Fund (CCF)

The Coastal Communities Fund is a UK-wide programme funded by the UK Government through the allocation of funding equivalent to 50% per cent of the revenues from the Crown Estate’s marine activities. The CCF encourages economic development of coastal communities by providing funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs.

Scotland's' allocation for 2013/2014 is £4.15 million split between: Highlands & Islands (£2.4 million) and Rest of Scotland (£1.75 million).

Stage One: Pre-Application Form

A pre-application form for organisations wishing to apply to the Coastal Communities Fund in the 2013-14 financial year is now available on the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) website.

Applicants should read the Help Notes and Q&A on BIG's website carefully before they complete the form.

The deadline for applications in Scotland is 26 April 2013. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

For enquiries please contact the Big Lottery Fund Advice line on 0845 410 20 30 or by email at: