The European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP-Agri) has sustainable farming grants that are open for applications.
The sustainable farming grants or EIP Agri provide funding to support innovative farming or forestry practices that use research to base their projects on. The funding is available for operational groups that have plans to improve productivity and sustainability.
The sustainable farming grants are part of the Countryside Productivity Scheme.
The focus of the EIP-Agri is to develop innovative solutions to recognised agricultural issues based on research, the sustainable farming grants aren’t for funding primary or additional research.
Sustainable Farming Grants Application Process
For those interested in applying you must first register on the EIP-Agri website
Register on the EU EIP-Agri Service Point website to:
- meet people who may want to form an operational group
- share project ideas
- find out more information
Send your idea before applying
Before applying applicants need to email their idea to EIPagri@rpa.gsi.gov.uk
This email should include:
- the applicant’s name, email address, postal address, and telephone number
- the name, email address and role of others involved in the project who’ll be part of the operational group
- an outline of the project – including the goals of the plan, the problem it will solve, and how it can be expected to benefit productivity and sustainable resource management
This outline should be no longer than 300 words.
Your idea for the sustainable farming grants application should be a maximum of 300 words, on receipt, an application form will be emailed to applicants. The applicants details included in the email will be used by the Rural Payments agency to assess if the proposed idea fits with the sustainable farming grants objectives.
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