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Small Grants – Environment (Landscape and Pollinators)


The application window will open on 8 January 2024 and close on 16 February 2024.

The indicative budget allocation for this application window is £1.5 million.


The Small Grants - Environment is a standalone scheme providing a maximum of £7,500 funding per window for Capital Works Projects. Set lists of Capital Works are available to support the delivery of beneficial environmental outcomes under the following four themes:

  • carbon

  • water

  • landscape and pollinators

  • hedgerow creation


This round of Small Grants - Environment will address the theme of landscape and pollinators.


Land managers and farming businesses are selected for Small Grants - Environment following the submission of an Expression of Interest (EoI) to the Welsh Government. The EoI is scored on its ability to contribute towards delivering the aims of the Small Grants - Environment theme. Those with the ability to deliver the most towards the objectives of the theme are scored highest.


Example of Main Capital Works

  • Trees and Shrubs (Transplants)

  • Hedge Coppicing and Gapping Up

  • Hedge Laying

  • Earth Bank Restoration

  • Slate Fence Restoration

Examples of Supportive Capital Works

  • Ladder Stile

  • Timber Bridle Gate and Posts

  • Wooden stiles

  • Piped Water Supply

  • Rabbit Fencing

  • Timber Field Gates



You are eligible to apply if:

  • You are registered with the Welsh Government and have been issued with a Customer Reference Number (CRN).

  • Your land is registered within the Welsh Government Land Parcel Identification System (LPIS) as of December 2023

Land eligibility:

  • the land must be agricultural land.

  • field parcels must be located in Wales.

  • eligible land must be registered to your CRN.

  • you must have full management control of the land up until the contract end date to enable you to fulfil the obligations of the scheme.

For more information or help with your application contact:

Kathryn Williams – 07971 583 638

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