Welsh Government Lockdown Business Fund

Lockdown Non-Domestic Rates Grants ARE NOW CLOSED.

Lockdown Discretionary Grant still available, but don't delay in submitting your application.

This is a fund to provide financial assistance to businesses facing operational and financial challenges because of the national lockdown across Wales between 23 October and 9 November 2020.

The purpose of the fund is to support businesses with cash flow support to help them survive the consequences of the restrictions. 

The fund consists of two grants:

 

Non-Domestic Rates Grant 

These grants closed 5pm, 20 November 2020. 

The grants were available to businesses liable for business rates. More information about this grant.

 

Lockdown Discretionary Grant

This grant is still available, but do not delay in submitting your application.

£1,500 is available to assist businesses that:

  • were required to close by the national lockdown (as defined by the regulations) or
  • are able to demonstrate that the national lockdown will result in at least a 80% reduction in their turnover for the period

£2,000 is available to assist businesses that:

  • were required to close by the national lockdown (as defined by the regulations) or
  • are able to demonstrate that the national lockdown resulted in at least a 80% reduction in their turnover for the period AND
  • are located in the area of Bangor which has been subject to local restrictions between 10 October and 23 October (see map) and were materially impacted (greater than 50% reduction in turnover) during the restrictions

You can only receive one grant of £1,500 or £2,000.

You are not eligible for this grant if you were eligible for, or have received / applied for, a Lockdown Non-Domestic Rates Grant.

For further information on this grant please read the Lockdown Discretionary Grant Guidance Document.

 

Applications will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis. This may lead to applications not being appraised after they have been submitted if the fund is fully committed.

 

To make your application for a Lockdown Discretionary Grant click on the button below

Online Application Form

PLEASE CHECK YOU APPLICATION CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMISSION FOR ACCURACY AND COMPLETENESS – INCOMPLETE OR INACCURATE APPLICATIONS CANNOT BE PROCESSED AND MAY BE REFUSED.

 

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