Coronavirus: Grants for businesses and charities

Find out what financial support you can get for your business.

COVID-19 Roadmap out of Lockdown

Government have introduced a roadmap out of lockdown which sees restriction easing from 12 April 2021 onwards. Businesses which were mandated to close have been paid a grant to cover to the period 16 February 2021 to 31 March 2021. Restart Grants will be made available, we will shortly be emailing eligible businesses to provide supplementary information and opening up applications for any new businesses yet to claim any grants.

Please refer to the Restart Grants section below for further information.

Restart Grants

Information about what grant your business may be eligible to receive.

Local Restrictions Support Grant for Closed Businesses (LRSG Closed)

Information about grants available whilst businesses are closed, while restrictions are in place and how to apply. Including the Christmas Support Payment and one-off payment for closed business due to the national lockdown from 5 January 2021 until easement of restrictions.

Local Restrictions Support Grant for Open Businesses (LRSG Open)

Information about financial support for businesses who are still open but have suffered a financial loss in their income and how to apply.

Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

If you have received funding through the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, or if you do not qualify for Local Restriction Support Grants, find out what financial support is available and how to apply.

Applications closed 31 March 2021.

Local Restrictions Support Grant for businesses closed since 23 March 2020 (LRSG Sector)

How to apply for a grant if you have been instructed to close since 23 March 2020 and remained closed.

Important information

Find out about when you will get paid, monitoring of your information and previous grant schemes.

Latest News

We are experiencing high volumes of applications for Business Grants, we are working through them as quickly as possible and in date order.

Please do not chase your grant payment. We will contact you directly should we have any queries, or to advise when you will receive your grant payment.

Since March 2020, we have paid over £100 million in grant payments to eligible small businesses, and businesses in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure industries.

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