Grants and Schemes


The FIG Department of Agriculture does not align itself with any particular grant body but wished to assist with information sharing should land owners wish to apply to grants available.

The FIG Department of Agriculture will aim to keep this information as up to date as possible, adding existing grants as they become available and editing information on available grants if they change.


The Environmental Studies Budget

The Environmental Studies Budget grant scheme aims to help Falkland Islanders promote, conserve and protect our globally-significant biodiversity. Grants will support awareness-raising, research or conservation/ management activities that benefit the Falklands’ environment. These grants run annually. The grant is open to individuals as well as organisations located within the Falkland Islands.


The Darwin Plus Local

Darwin Plus Local is a new scheme within the existing UK government’s Darwin Plus fund, which funds projects to protect the unique biodiversity and improve resilience to climate change within the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). 

Mike Jervois (biodiversity Protection Advisor at the Environmental Department is the local contact for this grant. He is contactable on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More information about the Darwin Plus Local can be found on the following websites:


FIDC Grants and Loans

FIDC administers loan and grant funding schemes for both the business and domestic community including the new FIDC Green Business Programme, established to support the Falkland Islands’ aspirations as a community to be more environmentally focussed, and enable sustainable business practices, developing a green economy. It is linked to the Falkland Islands Chamber of Commerce Climate Pledge. The Business Development Team work closely with clients to develop the best and most appropriate funding packages. To ensure completion, some projects may require funding that combines both grant and loan elements, or a combination of grants.

Follow the link for details on all grants and loans available:

If you have queries or would like to arrange a meeting please complete the contact form on the website, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 27211


Tourism Business Grant Schemes – FITB

All tourism related businesses are eligible, including sole traders, partnerships, and incorporated companies. Proposals may be for the establishment of a new business or for enhancing an existing one.

Multiple applications are permitted; however, businesses are limited to the maximum grant fund per annum (July to June). Please note that the application must be made before any costs are incurred, as retrospective applications will not be considered.

Please select the grant type you wish to apply for (separate application forms for multiple grants). For more information or any queries, please contact us on telephone (+500) 22215 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Information and application of the FITB grants available are on this website: