The RDPE provides funding schemes to improve the environment, increase the productivity of farming and forestry and grow the rural economy. One such programme is the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme.
As part of preparations to launch the new capital grant scheme later in 2021, the RPA has issued a call for volunteers to test the online service that will act as the first stage in the application process. Find out more
As the 31 May claim deadline for Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme Round 3 draws nearer, here's a further important update on the position on flexibility and what to do if there might be delays with your claim items. Get the details.
The RPA has announced an extension of the claim deadline for successful applicants of Round 3 of the CPSG scheme. The new is deadline is midnight, 31 May 2021. Find out what this means if you applied for the scheme.
NFU senior BPS adviser Richard Wordsworth reminds those interested in applying for Round 3 of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme to avoid missing the imminent deadline, and the importance of getting the application details right.
Since March, the NFU has been raising member concerns with Defra and RPA RDPE teams as a result of the COVID 19 situation. This work has been to help current RDPE Socio-economic schemes operate, the key issues as a reminder are as follows.
NFU senior adviser Richard Wordsworth outlines the key points to consider for those who have successfully applied for Round 2 of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme. Don't miss the deadline to submit your claim.
In this member exclusive article, the NFU's expert advisers provide members with a reminder about the scheme; where to find information and some key points to note when progressing an application through to claiming this grant.
In the first of a series of advice blogs about the Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme, NFU senior adviser Richard Wordsworth breaks down the key things you need to know if you're making an application.