top of page

Small Grants - Environment 


The application window will open on 22nd May 2023 and close on 30th June 2023.


The Small Grants - Environment is a standalone scheme providing funding for Capital Works Projects. Set lists of Capital Works are available to support the delivery of beneficial environmental outcomes such as:


• Reducing Carbon and greenhouse gas emissions.

• Adapting to climate change and building greater resilience into farm and forest businesses.

• Managing our water resources to improve water quality and reduce flood risks.

• Protecting the landscape and the historic environment while improving access.

• Contributing towards a reversal in the decline of Wales native biodiversity.


The scheme offers a variety of main capital works, including hedge laying, hedge planting, stone wall restoration, pond restoration and the planting of trees and shrubs.


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 August 2022.


Land eligibility:


  • the land must be agricultural land.

  • field parcels must be located in Wales.

  • 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.


The following are ineligible for Small Grants - Environment (unless stated otherwise):

  • land claimed by another land manager or farm business for an EU or domestic subsidy or grant scheme (dual use of land).

  • land held under a Grazing Licence (Tenure code G on the Single Application Form)

  • registered common land

  • land parcels under a contractual agreement for the following schemes:

    • Glastir Advanced

    • Glastir Woodland Creation

    • Glastir Woodland Restoration

    • Farm Woodland Scheme/Farm Woodland Premium Scheme

    • Improved Land Premium

    • Glastir Woodland Creation Premium

    • Woodland Restoration Scheme

  • locations where the principal purpose of the land is for recreational activities or other non-agricultural activities, such as:

    • caravan/camping sites

    • gallops

    • solar panels

    • permanent sports facilities or recreational grounds.

Applying for Small Grants – Environment


You can submit an EoI for Small Grants - Environment by accessing Rural Payments Wales (RPW) Online only.


For more information or help with your application contact:

Kathryn Williams – 07971 583 638

bottom of page