Applying for a Henry Plumb grant should be an exciting experience. Many interviewees find the process itself a great way of refining ideas and meeting new people who share a passion for agriculture. 

Your idea

Starting a business or studying – we want to hear your idea, thought through and described. 


Read the Further Details and then complete the Application form, both can be found on the Contact us page.

Our next closing date to receive applications : Thursday 30th November 2017

Next Interview Day : 15th January 2018

The review

Your application will be acknowledged prior to shortlisting, before the next round of interviews.

The interview

If we like your idea we’ll invite you to come and talk it through.

Awarding a grant

If it’s a winner, we award you the funding of £500 - £3,000 to get started!


HPF appoints farmers/business people with experience to mentor each applicant – an invaluable aspect of the HPF formula.


49 people have already reached their goal. Read about some of them in Henry’s Graduates.