Launch of Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

George Eustice (Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food), has today announced the launch of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant (CPSG) Scheme.
A Press Release can be found here.

  • The initial offer is for £15 million of small grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 for a range of equipment and technology to be used on farms
  • Applications are due in by 14th March 2018.
  • Applications will be scored after the closing date and applicants should be notified soon afterwards as to whether they have been successful.
  • Full details are on the Countryside Productivity page on Gov.uk.
  • The page includes links to the Handbook and a portal to a very simple online application form.
  • Applying online takes just a few minutes.
  • Grants are available for a specified range of equipment.

The intention is that there will be further rounds of grants later in the year.