Apply for grants for LED lighting with wavelength control
Arable and horticultural growers can apply for a grant to buy LED lighting with wavelength control.
Arable or horticultural growers can apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for a grant to buy LED lighting with wavelength control.
LED lighting with wavelength control can be set to specific wavelengths to improve crop growth.
This grant is part of the Countryside Productivity Scheme.
How much funding is available
Grants will cover up to 40% of the total eligible costs of a proposal.
This is a small grant – a grant for between £2,500 and £35,000.
What the grants will fund
Applicants need to apply for funding to buy and install LED lighting with wavelength control. This includes the lights, control mechanisms and associated computer software to control and regulate the change of the wavelength of the light (not standard white LED lighting).
Costs that are not eligible for funding
How to apply
To apply for this grant, the applicant must:
- register with the Rural Payments online service (if they have not already done so)
- complete a small grant application form
- collect evidence to support the application
- send the completed small grant application form and supporting evidence to the RPA – read about how to send applications
Read more about how to apply for Countryside Productivity grants.
Evidence to send with an application
Find out what evidence you need to send with any Countryside Productivity small grant application.
For animal productivity, health and welfare grants, the applicant should include a written, signed and dated statement from a vet that:
- supports the proposed investments
- states how the plan meets the specific husbandry needs of the business
- what happens after applying
- what to do if an application is successful
- what to do if an application is unsuccessful
Find out what other equipment is eligible for grants under the Countryside Productivity Scheme.
Applicants can apply for multiple small grants in one application, or multiple large grants in one application.
Applicants can’t apply for a mix of small and large grants in one application.