Sustainable Management Scheme Support Service
The Sustainable Management Scheme support service provides eligible groups with a facilitator, who can provide support for groups to develop their ideas and to submit their Expression of Interest. If groups are successful at the EOI stage and invited to submit a full proposal, the facilitator will be available to provide further support.
The SMS provides financial support for a range of activities that will improve the management of our natural resources and in doing so contribute to the well-being of our rural communities.
The scheme offers grants to collaborative groups looking to; improve our natural resources and the benefits they provide, take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve business and community resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Grants can range from a minimum of £10,000 upwards but projects of up to £700,000 being delivered over a three year period are a particular priority to help start up and facilitate new collaborations through to landscape-scale ambition, co-ordinating actions and input from several parties to achieve lasting benefits across our communities.
The maximum grant rate for any individual investment project is 100% of the total cost.
If you are interested please contact us through completing our Enquiry Form or on 08456 000 813.