Business support grants

Current Coronavirus business grant schemes

Restart Grants (1 April 2021 onwards)

The Restart Grant was announced in the 2021 Budget. It is a one-off business grant available to non-essential retail businesses (Strand One), and hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym or sport business premises (Strand Two).

The Restart Grant scheme is for businesses in the business ratings list only.

Please read the Restart Grants Eligibility Guidance (PDF: 270Kb / 5 pages) to find out the types of businesses eligible under each strand of the Restart Grant scheme.

The one-off grant amounts that will be payable are as follows:

Restart Grants
Rateable Value One-off amount for non-essential retail premises (Strand One) One-off amount for hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym business premises (Strand Two)
Rateable value of exactly £15,000 or below £2,667 £8,000
Rateable value over £15,000 and less than £51,000 £4,000 £12,000
Rateable value of exactly £51,000 or over £6,000 £18,000

Application process

The deadline for applications for the Restart Grant was Wednesday 30 June 2021. This is a government mandated deadline and we are no longer able to accept applications for the Restart Grant.

Additional Restrictions Grant

There has been three rounds of funding available through the Additional Restrictions Grant in Eden; Round one in November 2020, round two covering January to 31 March 2021 and round three from 1 April to 30th June 2021.

The deadline for applications for round three was 5pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021. This scheme is now closed and we are not accepting any new applications.

Should any future rounds of funding open then information will be posted on this page.

If you would like to find more about business support available from us please contact econ.dev@eden.gov.uk. It would be helpful if you could outline your business support needs for us to be target our response.

Previous Coronavirus business grant schemes

Please see the Grants to date overview (PDF: 70Kb / 2 pages) for further details of previous grant schemes.

Last updated: Tuesday, 10 August, 2021.