The second application window for the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme has opened in July 2019. This highly popular scheme returned to provide funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm.
This grant covers 40% of the ‘standard cost’ of the equipment. The minimum grant allowance is £3,000 for £7,500 expenditure and the maximum is £12,000 for £30,000 expenditure. If you applied in round 1, you can also apply for round 2; however, with certain conditions i.e. previous funding cannot be over £9,000.
At AIS, we have a range of machinery available that is eligible for this funding. These are included under the Resource Management and Efficiency Equipment section of Annex 3. The equipment includes:
To apply for funding via the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme, there is an online application process. The final deadline for applications is midday on 3rd September 2019. If you’d like more information on our eligible products for investment support in agricultural equipment, please email us at email@example.com or call us on 01842 898515.