Implementation Plan (PA1) and Feasibility Study (PA2) grants
Applications for Capital Grants are open all year from 8 February 2022.
Capital Grants offers standalone capital items within 3 groups:
Boundaries, Trees and Orchard
For more information read the 2022 Countryside Stewardship: Capital Grants manual.
If you are a Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) pilot participant, you will need to read the Countryside Stewardship Capital Grants (SFI pilot) supplement first, which refers to relevant sections of the 2022 Capital Grants manual. You can access the supplement from the main CS Capital Grants page on GOV.UK.
Applications for CS Protection and Infrastructure are open all year from 8 February 2022.
This is a new standalone capital grant. The CS Protection and Infrastructure agreement is made up of a 2 year capital grant under which you can apply for support to create FY2 (Woodland Infrastructure).
Added latest news - Applications for Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier, Mid Tier including Wildlife Offers, and Hedgerows and Boundaries are now closed for 2019.
Woodland creation, management plan and tree health grants are open all year for applications.
Latest news: Change to the way customers contact us about Countryside Stewardship
Text updated due to deadline for CS revenue claims.
Rural Payments service ‘Land use’ screens removed from latest news as the screens are available to customers.
5 June 2019 - Land use screens in the Rural Payments service are not working.
Change to clarify that we must receive add land requests by midnight on 29 May so that we can action the request by 31 May.
Updates to information following 15 May deadline.
'Add land by email' deadline for requests extended to 31 May.