The Scottish Landfill Communities Fund (SLCF) is for Community, Heritage or Biodiversity projects that require up to £50,000 from Viridor Credits.

SLCF applications are considered by the Scotland Steering Group and must start drawing down funding within six months of the date of Offer Letter and complete draw down within 12 months.

Viridor Credits supports Community, Heritage and Biodiversity projects located within 10 miles of any active Landfill site or Transfer station accepting 2,500 tonnes of waste.

How do I apply?

Check the availability of funding in your area by using SEPA's screening tool. Use the Postcode Checker  and submit your Expression of Interest Form to the Applications & Administration Assistant. You will receive a response within five working days confirming whether your project meets Viridor Credits' Eligibility Criteria.

Once you have received confirmation of eligibility from Viridor Credits, please read the Guidance Notes for Applicants prior to completing the online application form. A step-by-step guide to the application form is available by request.

You will need to complete a project budget document which must be uploaded to your online application.

Objects A, B & F

To apply for funding under objects A, B & F, please call 01823 476476 to discuss your application. Projects under objects A, B and F can be located anywhere in Scotland.

Objects C D & E

To start the application process for a community or hertiage project, or to continue an application you have started, please click here.

To start the application process for a biodiversity project, or to continue an application you have started, please click here

Incomplete Application Forms

Please be aware that we are unable to consider incomplete applications. Therefore please ensure that you are in a position to provide all the required information before submitting your application to us. Incomplete applications will be declined. Viridor Credits has the policy of not reconsidering previously declined elements. If you require advice in order to fully complete your application, please contact Sophie Norman, our Applications & Administration Assistant, who will be able to advise you - Tel: 01823 476476.