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Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)

Check Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine website for updates and further details. Closing date for applications is 30th April 2021

On-Farm Capital Investment Scheme (OCIS)

A standard rate of aid of 40% on investments up to a ceiling of €80,000 (i.e. can generate a grant of €32,000 from an investment of €80,000).  For qualifying young organic farmers who meet the specific eligibility criteria, the standard rate of aid is 60% on investments up to a ceiling of €80,000.

How to Apply and Closing Date:

Online applications only through www.agfood.ie facility.

Full details and T&C:

Available on Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine website below

gov.ie/en/publication/24875-terms-and-conditions-of-the-organic-capital-investment-scheme-ocis/

 

Queries:

Organic Unit, Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Johnstown Castle, Co.Wexford, Y35 PN52

Phone Number: 076 064451

Email : organic@agriculture.gov.ie

Scheme of Grant Aid for the Development of the Organic Processing Industry – Off Farm

Grant aid is payable at 40% with the maximum grant aid payable is €700,000 per applicant over the duration of the Scheme for the investment in facilities for the processing, preparation, grading, packing and storage of organic products with minimum level of investment in excess of €3,000.

More details Department of Agriculture Food and Marine website 

www.gov.ie/organic-processing-investment-grant-scheme

Queries:

Organic Unit, Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, Johnstown Castle, Co.Wexford, Y35 PN52

Phone Number: 076 064451

Email : organic@agriculture.gov.ie