Grant Funding Available
Posted on 27 March 2019

Hedgerow and Boundary Grant

Funding for:
• Planting new hedgerows
• Gapping up
• Stonewall restoration

Deadline- 3rd May 2019
Funding Available - £10,000 (maximum)

Countryside Stewardship (Mid & Higher Tier)

Financial incentives to help farmers protect wildlife, create new habitats and reduce flood risk. You can apply for either:
• The new streamline application
• The previous countryside stewardship scheme with capital items
• Higher Tier- 3rd May 2019 (paper application pack request deadline 31st March 2019).
• Mid-Tier- 31st July 2019 (paper application pack request deadline 31st May 2019).
• 4 Wildlife Offers- 31st July 2019 (paper application pack request deadline 31st May 2019)

Funding Available - Based on options chosen

Water Capital Grant

Funding towards items which improve water quality such as:
• Livestock and machinery tracks
• Renew concrete
• Roofing over spray wash down and livestock areas
• Yard drainage
• Rainwater goods
• Gateway relocation
All application packs must be requested by 31st May 2019 and all applications must be submitted by 31st July 2019. This grant is restricted to those within a Countryside Stewardship Water Quality High Priority area.

Natural England have given each option a standard price, they will pay 100% of the standard price

A standalone Water Capital Grant is capped at £10,000, however when used with a new Countryside Stewardship Scheme there is no maximum limit

Countryside Productivity Small Grant

There is a specific list of eligible items to choose from to help improve:
• Animal Welfare
• Resource Efficiency
• Nutrient Management

Due to open to May 2019. This is to be confirmed.
Funding - £3,000 to £12,000 based on 40% of the standard cost of the item

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