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Agriculture and Fisheries Grant Scheme

The new Agriculture and Fisheries Grant Scheme 2016 is designed to aid development within the Isle of Man's farming, fisheries and food production. The purpose of the Scheme is to support commercial businesses in making investments to improve the sustainability of the business.

Please apply for 'Knowledge & Innovation', 'Food Business Development' and Fisheries grants by following link below.

Please note this Scheme does not cover the replacement of existing assets, but grants may be made for one, or more, of the following purposes:

  • to reduce production costs
  • to improve and redeploy production
  • to increase quality of produce
  • to increase the marketability of produce
  • to preserve and improve the natural environment, hygiene conditions and animal welfare standards
  • to reduce energy use
  • to promote the diversification of agricultural or fisheries activities
  • to improve the skills of persons engaged in farming or fisheries on the Island

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture will determine in each financial year the budget available for these grant Schemes.

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Paper application forms and guidance notes can be downloaded from the downloadable documents section on this page.

The guidance notes provide information on the Scheme for potential applicants and cover the types of business eligible for support, the range of improvements for which financial assistance is available and the rates of grant applying. Advice is also provided on the application and claim processes.

Lime Grant Scheme

Applications for Lime Grant Schem should use the the button below.

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Agriculture Team - Agriculture and Food Directorate

Thie Slieau Whallian

Foxdale Road

St John's


Telephone:+44 1624 695742

Email:Send Email

For QSC Diversification Grants visit this page.  

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is committed to ensuring that its services are accessible to all. If you require these documents in an alternative format and / or language please contact us to discuss your needs.

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