Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

Don’t forget this scheme is open for applications and it is a very easy application process but must be done on-line using the same details as registered for the business with the Rural Payments Agency.  You will need your Customer Reference Number and SBI number to apply.  Just as a reminder, you need to spend at least £7,500 based on the standard cost for the items of equipment to meet the minimum grant of £3,000.  The deadline is MIDDAY on 3rd September so don’t leave it too late - Veronica spoke to a farmer recently who tried to apply last year in the evening of deadline day and his application was not processed.