the new Forest Investment Program of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) was launched on November 2, 2021. Around 50 million euros in subsidies are available until the end of 2021. Up to 40% subsidies for Securatek soil protection plates are possible, as the s:tek high-performance soil protection plates, which have proven themselves in forestry and forestry management, are listed on the BMEL's positive list as eligible for subsidies.
Owners of forestry land, forestry associations, forestry service companies and forestry tree nurseries are eligible to apply. Private and municipal forestry operations, forestry associations, forestry contractors, forestry experts and forest tree nurseries are eligible for funding.
Brief information on the Forest Investment Program
How much does the investment have to be?
The minimum investment volume per application is EUR 10,000.
How much funding will I receive?
A grant of up to 40 percent is possible
Until when can funding applications be submitted?
Deadline for funding applications is 31.10.2021
What is the maximum funding amount?
The funding may not exceed the sum of 400,000 euros.
Which Securatek products are eligible for funding?
You will find the s:tek high-performance floor protection plate on page 51 of 161 of the positive list as of 8.11.2020. Download the BMEL's positive list as a PDF here
Important links to the Forest Investment Program
On behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank offers investment grants of 40% for digitalization and technology for sustainable forest management. Here are the most important links:
BMEL press release on the Forest Investment Program
Rentenbank's federal forestry program funding offer
Information on how to apply for the Federal Forestry Program
Application in the funding portal of Rentenbank