Fisheries and Seafood Scheme funding rounds open for applications


The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched four funding rounds to support key areas of England’s marine and fisheries sector.

The four rounds will be delivered by MMO on behalf of Defra under the £6.1 million Fisheries and Seafood Scheme (FaSS).

The rounds are as follows:

  • Grants for projects that support businesses trading in Live Bivalve Molluscs (LBMs).
  • Grants for projects that contribute towards protecting the marine environment.
  • Grants for projects that deliver world class science and technological advancements.
  • Grants for projects that support or enhance the recreational sea fishing sector.

All four funding rounds close for applications on 6 October 2021.

Further information

Guidance on how to apply