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The Scottish Fishermen's Trust is a charity established to enable individuals and organisations to receive funding for projects related to the marine environment, education and safety at sea.

Recently, the Trust has supported the fishing industry by awarding grants from ring-fenced funds for the enhancement of stability records for fishing vessels undertaking guard vessel work and also the training of fishermen on the latest version of the FishSAFE unit. The Trust has also approved individual awards to fishermen to support their deck officer (skipper and mate) and engineering training as well as providing bursary support for students and backing for other educational projects such as the new library at University of Aberdeen. A number of marine science related projects have also benefited from Trust funding.

For guidance and an application for funding please contact:

Derek Duthie
Company Secretary
Scottish Fishermen's Trust
24 Rubislaw Terrace
Aberdeen
AB10 1XE

Telephone No: 01224 646944
Fax No: 01224 647058
Email:  d.duthie@sff.co.uk

Closing dates for 2016 Applications are:


27th January 2016

13th April 2016

17th August 2016

19th October 2016

 

 

 

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Latest News

26 January 2016

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is urging Scottish parliamentarians to support local communities on the West coast by rejecting Scottish Government proposals for an overly restrictive Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Firth of Clyde.

Following widespread dismay among West coast fishing communities over initial Scottish Government measures on some West coast MPAs in June 2015, which threatened the viability of the fishing fleet, the Scottish Government issued revised proposals for three of them, which then went out for consultation.

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