Derek Mackay MSP, Finance Secretary in the Scottish Government has announced plans to deliver £580 million through the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for as long as it applies to Scotland.
A trust fund is inviting applications for support towards educational projects that benefit people in Orkney.
Orkney Islands Council still has funds available through the LEADER scheme for farm diversification.
Only 40% of the money allocated to the Local Action Groups’ £77.4 million has been allocated.
Residents will be able to hire electric cars when they are needed.
“This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the Veterans Fund with more than £1.3 million already given to over 150 projects throughout Scotland since 2008.”
“Investing in entrepreneurial education will mean that Scotland will be fostering the next generations of Scottish entrepreneurs.”
The aim of the Calor Rural Community Fund is to give off-grid communities the chance to gain grants for projects that will improve local life
Loan payments are expected to be made to eligible farmers from early October.
Applications are now open to Orkney Arts and Crafters who wish to develop themselves professionally and creatively.