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Archive for May, 2022

Small Grants – Environment

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

The Expression of Interest (EOI) window for Small Grants -Environment is 23 May to 01 July 2022.

This round of Small Grants -Environment will address the theme of Water, and is a standalone scheme providing a maximum of £7,500 funding per business for Capital Works Projects. These include:-

  • Hedge coppicing and gapping up
  • New hedge planting
  • Hedge laying

(all the above 3 options with Fencing as supporting capital works)

  • Cross drains
  • Sleeping policemen
  • Guttering and downpipes
  • Maintenance of gateways

Capital Works projects must be claimed for and submitted with before and after geo-tagged photos by 31/03/2023.

To view the Rules Booklet, please click below:-

https://gov.wales/small-grants-environment-general-rules-booklet-html

The Small Grants – Efficiency EOI is only available on your RPW Online account. If you require further assistance with your application, please contact us here at CARA on 01570 471516 or email office@carawales.co.uk


Small Grants – Efficiency

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

The Expression of Interest (EOI) window for Small Grants -Efficiency is 18 May to 29 June 2022.

This  is a capital scheme designed to help farmers in Wales to improve the technical, financial and environmental performance of their farm businesses.

The maximum grant award is £12,000 and the minimum is £1,000.

Previous participation in the Farm Business Grant will not affect your ability to apply for the maximum £12,000 grant.

The grant provides a maximum 40% contribution towards capital investments in equipment and machinery (excluding VAT), which can be demonstrated as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to farm businesses.

The grant will be a maximum 40% contribution against actual invoiced costs up to the maximum referenced costs as stated within the list of eligible capital items.

To view the Rules Booklet, please click below:-

https://gov.wales/small-grants-efficiency-general-rules-booklet-html

and for a detailed list of eligible capital items, please click here

The Small Grants – Efficiency scheme is only available to claim using the Grants Claim page on your RPW Online account. If you require further assistance with your application, please contact us here at CARA on 01570 471516 or email office@carawales.co.uk

 


Rural Schemes -Application Dates

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

Please follow the link below for opening & closing dates for rural schemes April to October 2022. Further details to follow on our website near to the opening dates of each.

https://gov.wales/rural-schemes-application-dates