This fund provides grants towards large capital items to help businesses improve productivity, profitability, animal health and welfare, and environmental sustainability.
- Calf Housing for Health and Welfare
- Slurry Infrastructure
- Adding Value
- Water Management
- Improving Farm Productivity (closed to new applications)
Calf Housing for Health and Welfare
You can apply for a Calf Housing for Health and Welfare grant to build new, upgrade, or replace existing calf housing buildings to deliver health and welfare benefits for your calves.
The online checker is open to make an initial online application. See the How to apply for a Calf Housing for Health and Welfare grant guidance.
The online checker will close at 11:59pm on 30th November 2023.
Slurry Infrastructure grant - round 2
The Slurry Infrastructure grant is available to pig, beef and dairy farmers whose farming systems produce slurry.
You can use the grant to help replace, build additional, expand or cover existing slurry stores to reach the grant storage requirements:
- 6 months for beef and dairy
- 8 months for pigs
Slurry Infrastructure grant - round 1
If you were invited to submit a full application for the Slurry Infrastructure grant in round 1, you must submit your forms and supporting evidence by 11:59pm on 28th June 2024. Read the guidance here.
Adding Value grant
If you were previously invited by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to submit a full application, you must submit your forms and supporting evidence by January 31st 2024.
Before you submit a full application for your project, read the guidance about the Adding Value grant.
Water Management grant
If you have been invited to submit a full application for a Water Management Grant, read the guidance on how to do so.
Improving Farm Productivity grant
The Improving Farm Productivity online checker closed in March 2022.
Read more about the Farming Investment Fund
The Farming Transformation Fund is part of the Farming Investment Fund. Find more information about funding for farmers, foresters, growers and contractors to help them invest in new technology on the government website.