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Funding for capital projects

Capital funding for universities and colleges covers land, buildings and equipment and supports our work to secure effective and sustainable spaces for learning, research and innovation.

Funding

Capital and Climate Change

SFC’s  also works on our strategies for responding to the requirements of the Climate Change Act, including helping universities and colleges to reduce their carbon footprints and secure investment in research and innovation for the low carbon economy.

We aim to:

  • Develop and implement the Council’s strategies for responding to the requirements of the Climate Change Act, including supporting universities and colleges to reduce their carbon footprints.
  • Develop and implement the Council’s capital funding strategies for the university and college sectors to secure effective and sustainable spaces for learning, research and innovation.
  • Work with colleges and universities to help them secure investment in research and innovation in the low carbon industries.
  • Continue to drive forward the Council’s environmental sustainability work across both sectors.

NDEEF Capital Workshop for Colleges

SFC, Scottish Futures Trust and Scottish Government hosted a workshop with Scotland’s colleges to showcase opportunities and support available through the Non Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework (NDEEF), part of the Scottish Government’s Green Public Sector Estates Decarbonisation Scheme.

Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Scotland

SFC provides funding to EAUC Scotland to support universities and colleges in embedding sustainability in everything they do, as well as advising on sector progress towards Scotland’s carbon reduction targets.