Rural Payments

RPW COVID-19 service update, click here.

More than £100million of new investment in Wales’ rural economy announced

  • Hundreds of projects boosting the rural economy, enhancing biodiversity and improving food sector resilience throughout Wales will be backed by a £106m financial investment for the next three years. Click here to find out more.

Farm Business Grant – Yard Coverings

  • A new scheme, Farm Business Grant – Yard Coverings, will open for expressions of interest on the 9th November and close on the 18th December 2020, with a budget of £1.5m. 
  • General Rules Booklet and List of Eligible items, click here.

2020 BPS Support Scheme

  • The Minister has announced a BPS Support Scheme for 2020 which will enable a loan of up to 90% of an individual business’ anticipated BPS claim value to be paid.  Payments will start to be made during the second week of the BPS payment window, which opens on 1 December. 
  • Businesses will need to apply for the BPS Support Scheme through Rural Payments Wales (RPW) online which opened from 1 September and closes on 27 November. Click here to find out more.
  • How do I apply for a BPS support scheme payment
    • You can only apply for a BPS support scheme payment by accessing Rural Payments Wales (RPW) Online.The BPS Support Scheme application is available on the “Home Page” or from the “Applications and Claims” section of your account.
    • If you have any questions about registering for RPW online or completing your BPS Support Scheme application please contact the Customer Contact Centre on 0300 062 5004. They will be able to provide advice, including the digital assistance that is available to you.
    • Further details regarding Rural Payments Wales Online are available on the Welsh Government’s Website (

Rural Payments Wales (RPW)

Rural Payments Wales is a safety net for farmers as a supplement to their main farm business income, more information on how to apply for it and what it involves can be accessed here.

  • Contact details for Rural Payments Wales can be found here.
  • Basic payment scheme, click here.
  • Sustainable Management Scheme – Supporting Natura 2000 Restoration, click here.
  • RPW online: how to register.
  • Log into RPW – here.
  • Further rural grants and payment information in Wales can be found here.
  • BPS 2020 Support Scheme now open for applications, click here.

Rural community development fund, click here. Download below.

Glastir Wales

  • Glastir is a 5 year whole farm sustainable land management scheme, click here to find our more.


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