Click the link below for info on the DAFM Grant scheme. It has been tailored specifically to beekeepers.
This Scheme is intended to assist in the development of the commercial horticulture
sector, including beekeeping, by grant aiding capital investments in specialised
buildings and equipment.
The Scheme is now open to applications for proposed investments. For beekeepers
the investment proposed must be at least €2,000 (excluding VAT) and approved
investments will need to be completed by 27th September 2019. Grant aid will not
be considered for works which commence before the issue of the respective letter
of approval by the Department.
In the case of beekeeping items funded previously under this Scheme have included
hives (excluding frames and bees), vapourisers (to apply Api-bioxal), honey
extraction, storage and jarring equipment as well as honey houses (both new and