Agricultural Grants

We have been involved in a wide range of grant funded projects, so if you are looking for a new piece of machinery or wanting to diversify away from farming we are able to help.

With a wide range of grants available it can be a daunting process finding the right one for you. Together with our technical knowledge and previous experience we can guide you through the whole process from expressing an interest to the final claim.

Grants – Available in England

Countryside Stewardship

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Financial incentives to help farmers protect wildlife, create new habitats and reduce flood risk.

You can apply for either:

It has been announced that all farms will have access to the Catchment Sensitive Farming by March 2023

  • Open
  • Window Closes 29th July 2022
Based on options chosen

Capital items capped at:

  • Boundaries, trees and orchards – £50,000
  • Water & air quality – £120,000

Countryside Stewardship Capital Grants

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Funding towards items benefiting the environment, 3 areas of funding:

  • Boundaries, trees and orchards
  • Water quality
  • Air quality

It has been announced that all farms will have access to the Catchment Sensitive Farming by March 2023

  • Open all year round
  • RPA may withdraw grant depending on uptake (6 weeks notice given prior to withdrawal)
Each option has a payment rate. A maximum grant is capped at £20,000 for each area (£60,000 total).

Sustainable Farming Incentive

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Reward environmentally sustainable land management actions that all farmers can do.

Currently undergoing pilot scheme with further information to be released following consultation

  • Open for all BPS recipients in 2022
  • Expands to all farmers in 2024
To Be Confirmed

Woodland Creation and Maintenance

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Funding for planting and maintaining new woodlands. Minimum area of woodland planting is 3 ha.
  •  Open all year round
Dependant of area of woodland planted but £1.28/tree planted and £1.60/unit for tree shelters. Future maintenance at £200/ha

Worcestershire County Council – Here2Help

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Grants for new and innovative investments for farmers, growers, landowners and business owners
  •  Closed
50% match funding up to a maximum of £10,000

Severn Trent Environmental Protection Scheme (STEPS)

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Grants available for capital investment that protects water quality and enhances biodiversity on farms.
  • Open Now
Up to £10,000

Farming Investment Fund

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Funding towards specific items of equipment which improve farm productivity and benefits the environment
  • Anticipated Autumn 2021
To Be Confirmed

Slurry Investment Scheme

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Reduce pollution from farming and contribute to the Net Zero future.

The scheme will help investment into slurry stores that will meet higher standards expected to be introduced in the future

  • TBC
To Be Confirmed

Animal Health and Welfare

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Support farmers to produce healthier animals to the very highest standards of welfare.
  • Anticipated 2022
To Be Confirmed

Growth Development Programme

Priorities Deadline Funding 
Funding towards:

  • Business Development
  • Food Processing
  • Rural Tourism
  • Closed
Based on the overall cost of the project £35,000 – £170,000