Farming Equipment and Technology Fund - round 1

15 December 2021

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The deadline for round 1 of the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund closed at midday on 7 January 2022. The RPA has now assessed all applications and members will be informed on the outcome of their application.

The FETF (Farming Equipment and Technology Fund) is a competitive scheme that had an original budget of £17m and allowed farmers, foresters and contractors to apply from a defined list of 120 smaller grant items.

The minimum total grant contribution was £2,000 and the upper total grant contribution for this round of the scheme was £25,000.

Each item had a standard grant contribution associated with it.

Applying for this scheme

The deadline for round 1 of the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund closed at midday on 7 January 2022. Defra is looking to open Round 2 in the autumn of 2022.

Making a claim

Those that were successful have been contacted about how to confirm they wish to proceed with the claim.

Our guide and top tips

Our guide to the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund includes some tops tips to help you with your application.

Find out more about Farming Investment Fund schemes

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