Small Grants – Yard Coverings

The application window will open on 27 June 2022 and close on 5 August 2022.

The indicative budget allocation for this application window is £3.0m.

The Small Grants – Yard Coverings scheme is a capital scheme designed to support farmers in Wales to improve on-farm nutrient management by investing in existing on-farm infrastructure.

Support is provided to separate rainwater and slurry from areas such as livestock feeding and gathering areas, manure storage areas and slurry/silage stores. 

The objectives are to increase on-farm investment, increase technical performance, increase onfarm production efficiencies and increase on-farm resource efficiencies. 

The Small Grants – Yard Coverings provides capital investments in equipment that has been preidentified as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to Welsh farm enterprises. The capital items have been specified, along with a standard cost for each item.

Please read the Small Grants – Yard Coverings rules and guidance document before submitting an Expression of Interest.

Any changes will be publicised via the Welsh Government website, GWLAD online and, where necessary, we will contact you directly.

You can find further information and how to apply for this grant here: