Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme Round 2. NOW OPEN! 05 August 2019 05 August 2019 0 1856 Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme Round 2. NOW OPEN! The RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy. It is administered by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA). Under the RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme, there are grants for: Small grants. Water resource management and reservoirs. Improving forestry productivity. Adding value to Agri-food. Improving farm productivity. The grants are funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The RDPE Countryside Productivity Small Grant (CPSG) scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm. The scheme is different to other parts of the Countryside Productivity scheme as it uses an online application process and is targeted at supporting investment for specific pieces of agricultural equipment.