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The Farm Business Grant (FBG) helps farmers in Wales to improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings.

The grant provides a 40% contribution towards capital investments in equipment and machinery that have been pre-identified as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to farm enterprises.

£40m funding will be available over 4 years. The minimum grant available is £3,000, and the maximum is £12,000. Only one application will be approved per business throughout the lifetime of the Scheme.

The proposal is to open 3 windows during 2017- 2018 financial year, details are as follows:

Window 1

2 May 2017

30 June 2017

Window 2


2 August 2017


29 September 2017

Window 3


29 January 2018


2 March 2018

The capital items are specified with standardised costs. A full list of items can be seen in the guidance documentation below.

Important: The application form is available here.

Please make sure you have attended a Farming Connect Farming for the Future event to ensure you are eligible to make an application.

For any further queries, e-mail: All email correspondence will be sent from the email addresses and Please add these email addresses to your address book/safe senders list in your email system, this will make sure you receive all emails relevant to FBG.

Information for Round 2 applicants

Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their FBG application from 2 November. The result will be notified by email to the address specified on the application. 

Please check spam and junk folders for emails from

Information for Round 1 applicants only

A confirmation of award email including a list of items requested and approved has recently been sent to you. Please check spam and junk folders for emails from The closing date for submitting your invoices for Farm Business Grant (FBG) claim has been revised. You must submit scanned copies of your invoice(s) by no later than Monday 8 January 2018. If you have any queries please contact You must include your CRN in all correspondence.