A Discretionary Grant Fund is available for small and micro-businesses that are adversely affected by the Coronavirus and are not eligible for other grant schemes.

The grant amount is discretionary and may be up to £25,000, £10,000 or any amount under £10,000.

The grant is assessed and administered by Local Authorities. A business is potentially eligible for this fund if it:

Priority applications are given to:

You cannot apply if:

How to apply

This grant opened on 29 May 2020. It closed on 17 June 2020.

Go to your local council’s website to apply. 


COVID-19: Grant funding for business
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External links

Gov.UK Apply for the Discretionary Fund

Gov.UK Local Authority Discretionary Fund Guidance for Local Authorities