Development Fund

The Development Fund supports trade unions in developing infrastructure to improve access to skills and learning for Scottish workers and to work with employers and external agencies to drive skills and innovation within the workplace.

In Lowlands and Uplands, Aegis, BFAWU, Community, EIS, FBU, NUJ, PCS, Prospect, RMT, SAU, UNISON, Unite and USDAW have received development funding for 2024-25.

In the Highlands and Islands, NUJ, RMT, SAU, UNISON and Unite have also received development funding this year.

Scottish Union Learning accept applications for funding from bona fide trade unions with membership based within Scotland.

Development Fund quarterly report forms can be downloaded from the 'Related resources' section of this page.

Projects please note that the final date for submission of signed Quarter 1 reports is 4:00pm on Friday, 05 July 2023.