Closed funding programmes
A number of forestry funds are being, or have been, phased out, including Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP) land treatment grants, Afforestation Grants Scheme (AGS), Permanent Forest Sink Initiative (PFSI) and the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF). Find out about this funding, and what to do if you have existing approved grants.
Direct Grants helped landowners with the costs of tree planting or retiring land to native forest on farmland, private land or Māori land.
Partnership Funding was for projects and initiatives that supported tree planting and helped improve the way we grow and plant trees.
The final funding round ECFP for the Gisborne district was held in 2018, and there won’t be further funding rounds. Find out what to do if you have an existing ECFP grant.
There will be no further ECFP land treatment funding rounds in its previous form under the ECFP. Find out what to do if you have an existing ECFP grant.
This scheme was replaced by the One Billion Trees Fund in December 2018, but this doesn’t affect your approved Afforestation Grant Scheme (AGS) grant. Here’s how to claim it.
The Permanent Forest Sink Initiative (PFSI) is ending after a period of review. Find out what support is available to help you move to the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
The Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) supported applied research and projects led by farmers, growers, and foresters. The SFF Main and SFF Tere have been replaced by Sustainable Food and Fibres Futures (SFF Futures).