Edinburgh Conservation Funding Programme

A scheme to ensure the continued survival of the architecture and the historic fabric of Edinburgh's world heritage site by conserving and enhancing its universal values.

Two types of funding are available:

  • Project Funding: For public, community or charitable organisations - is not repayable.
  • Repayable Grants: For private owners and commercial buildings - Repayable grant will be available for eligible work carried out voluntarily. Where work has been enforced by the Council, a fixed rate repayable grant of 25% will be available towards the cost of the enforced work. Individual grant offers will be made to each proprietor participating in a project. A grant of 50% of costs will be available for professional fees for preparing the Conservation Statement, exact sum to be agreed, up to a maximum of £2,000 for medium-sized projects, and up to £5,000 for major projects, depending on the scope of grant eligible works.