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Grants given to Edinburgh Zoo and RZSS: FOI release

Published: 4 Oct 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02068
Date received: 14 September 2017
Date responded: 2 October 2017

Information requested

Details of any payments including grants given to/paid to Edinburgh Zoo and the RZSS from 1 January 2011 until 14 September 2017.

Response

Here is the information you requested:

Payments to 'Edinburgh Zoo (Ark Enterprises Ltd)' / 'Edinburgh Zoo Events'

Date Amount(£) Description
02/04/2011 1,680.00 Event costs linked to job-related training event
29/06/2011 479.70 Event costs for training day event
02/12/2011 576.00 Event costs for away day
02/10/2014 450.00 Event costs for workshop
03/09/2016 859.99 Room hire and hospitality costs for training event

Payments to Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Date Amount(£) Description
22/06/2011 5,000.00 Grant to RZSS under Science Engagement Grants 2011-12 for the project 'Trossachs Water Vole Project'
19/11/2011 10,000.00 Grant instalment to RZSS under 2010-2011 Science Engagement Grant Scheme for the project 'Deep Blue'
21/02/2012 12,900.00 Grant offered to RZSS to support arrival event
04/02/2016 37,649.45 Support of RZSS Wildcat Conservation Programme
11/03/2016 14,118.55 Support of RZSS Wildcat Conservation Programme
23/12/2016 21,344.40 Support of RZSS Wildcat Conservation Programmes
04/03/2017 10,671.60 Support of RZSS Wildcat Conservation Programme

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
4 Oct 2017
Grants given to Edinburgh Zoo and RZSS: FOI release