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Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP)

What is it?

The Scottish Rural Development Programme 2014 to 2020 delivers Pillar 2 of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). It funds economic, environmental and social measures for the benefit of rural Scotland.

What does it fund?

SRDP funds a range of schemes including the Basic Payment Scheme, the Forestry Grant Scheme and various other rural grant schemes.  Full details of all schemes and how to apply are available on the Scottish Government's Rural Payments webpage, by contacting your local RPID office or from your agricultural adviser.

Forestry Grant Scheme

What is it?

The Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS) supports the creation of new woodlands and the sustainable management of existing woodlands.

What does it fund?

Support is available under 8 categories:

  • 2 for the creation of woodland
  • 6 for management of existing woodland

How to apply

For more information, click here