Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme Round 3
The Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme is designed to assist farmers with making improvements to their farm. This scheme provides grants for specific pieces of agricultural equipment, separating it from other parts of the Countryside Productivity Scheme.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Any farmer based in England, including livestock and dairy farmers, can apply for the CPSG scheme.
WHAT IS CPSG SCHEME ROUND 3 FOR?
This CPSG scheme is focused on improving farms throughout England. Therefore, items applied for with the CPSG Scheme must improve at least one of the following areas:
- Technical efficiency;
- Animal health and welfare;
- Resource efficiency; or
- Nutrient management.
APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS ON OCTOBER 7th, 2020
Applications for CPSG Scheme Round 3 will be accepted from October 7th, 2020 until noon on Nov. 4th, 2020.
EXTENSION TO CLAIMS DEADLINE ANNOUNCED
Due to extended lead times in the industry, the UK government has announced an extension of the program claim times. This new announcement will allow producers to claim eligible items through May 31st, 2021. Producers are advised to submit documentation as quickly as possible upon receipt of the item.
Details can be found here.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Before beginning your application, confirm that the equipment you are considering is eligible and that the timeline will work for the item(s) to be installed within the timeframe of the scheme.
- Open the online portal.
- Complete the application form and submit for approval.
- You will receive an email confirming your approval for the program after the round closes.
- Once you receive your confirmation email. You can purchase your items.