Scottish league clubs will share a record £28.4m pay-out from last season’s central income.
The figure was confirmed earlier at the Scottish Professional Football League’s latest general meeting.
The SPFL stated that the 2020-21 figure was £3m above budget and an increase of £5m on the previous season.
The league’s annual accounts showed a 17.4 per cent rise in turnover to £36.8m.
The league is releasing a total of £3.6m to its 42 clubs this week.
SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster said: “It continues to be a very tough time for our 42 member clubs as the entire country attempts to recover from the pandemic, but these vital funds will help support them in this difficult period.
“We are determined to continue building on this success in the coming years, working with our clubs and their executive teams to maximise opportunities to further invest in the game.”