Rural Development: Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation full guidance

Full guidance for the Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant scheme

Introduction, aims and objectives

An overview of the scheme and what it aims to achieve

Eligibility

Check to see if you or your business are elibible for this scheme

Rates and limits of grants

Check how much funding you can apply for

Eligible costs

Find out what costs you can claim for from this scheme

Capital projects - completing an application

Guidance on how to complete a capital projects application to this scheme

Non-capital projects - completing an application

Guidance on how to complete a non-capital projects application to this scheme

Applications and approval process

Information on how we will process and consider your application

Claims guidance

Guidance on how to submit a claim

Conditions of grant – Capital and Non-Capital Projects

Conditions you will need to meet should you receive funding support

Variations

What to do if you need to alter the amount of funding you'd like to claim

Inspections and verification

Information on what checks we'll make and penalties that may apply

Appeals and complaints

How you can appeal a decision or make a complaint

Technical guidance

Detailed guidance on how we define agricultural products

List of eligible agricultural products

The list of eligible agricultural products included in Annex I of article 38

Eligible and ineligible cost examples

Examples of what sort of claims are eligible and ineligible for support

Regulations

Regulations that govern this funding scheme