Grants and advice for landowners

There are a number of places where landowners can go for grants and advice. Below is just a selection of these. Please contact them directly for information and advice. 

DEFRA

The Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) website has a range of information about farming, land management and environmental information. They also provide Rural Economies grants of up to £1 million or more for micro and SME businesses to boost farm competitiveness, and to support significant growth in the agri-food, rural tourism, forestry, renewable energy, and other high-potential sectors (e.g. ICT and creative). 

Natural England 

Natural England provide funding for farmers and other land managers in England to reward them for managing the land in ways that improve the environment:

Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission provide a range of grants, including:

  • Woodfuel Woodland Improvement Grant
  • Woodland Improvement Grant
  • Woodland Management Grant
  • Woodland Creation Grant
  • Woodland Planning Grant
  • Woodland Regeneration Grant

The East of England Grazing Forum 

The East of England Grazing Forum was established to promote and develop livestock farming in the East of England.  They provide advice and operate a successful grazing exchange. 

Other grant sources

Other grant sources that may be useful include: 

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