Coronavirus Business Support Grants

Business Restart Grant Scheme

This grant scheme is applicable for businesses who are liable to pay Non-Domestic Rates (including if your bill shows 100% relief) who are reopening after national lockdown and are within designated sectors as defined by central government.

Find out more and apply here.

  Applications for this scheme will close on 30 June 2021.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (closed)

This grant scheme is for businesses that are liable to pay Non-Domestic Rates (including if your bill shows 100% relief) and you were mandated to close due to the national restrictions imposed from 5 January 2021.

Find out more and apply here

  Applications for this scheme will close on 31 May 2021.

Additional Restrictions Grant (discretionary)

Grants under this scheme can be considered where:

  • You operate a business where you are not liable for Non-Domestic Rates, have ongoing fixed costs and have been mandated to close due to the national restrictions imposed from 5 January 2021 onwards, or;
  • Your business has not been mandated to close but has been severely impacted as a result of the national restrictions imposed from 5 January 2021 onwards.

Find out more and apply for this grant.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (open)

This grant scheme is for businesses that are liable to pay Non-Domestic Rates (including if your bill shows 100% relief), that were operational and severely impacted for the period 2 December 2020 to 30 December 2020 by Tier 2 Local Restrictions. 

  This scheme is now closed for applications.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (tier 2 closed)

This scheme is for Public Houses/Wine Bars that do not serve substantive meals and have therefore been mandated to remain shut from 2 December 2020 onwards due to the local restriction level in North Yorkshire area being Tier 2 or above.

  This scheme is now closed for applications.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (sector)

Businesses subject to national restrictions that have been required to remain closed since March will be entitled to funding under the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Sector). The amounts payable under this scheme are the same values and frequency as the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed), but will take effect from 1 November and will continue to be paid on an ongoing basis so long as the restrictions remain in place.

Businesses required to remain closed under national restrictions since 23 March are:

  • Nightclubs
  • Sexual entertainment venues & hostess bars

You can read the full Local Restrictions Support Grants (SECTOR) policy here.

  This scheme is now closed for applications.

Business Adaptation Grant

Additional funding has been secured from the Government under The Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme to support SME’s based in the borough of Scarborough who were trading prior to 1st March 2020.

Grants of £2000 - £5000 are available to help businesses adapt to the impact that Covid-19 has had on their business.  It is important that applications demonstrate what the Covid-19 impact has been and how the proposed project is a direct response to that impact. 

Applicants need to be able to complete their project by 15th June 2021. 

Please return completed forms by email to business.support@scarborough.gov.uk or post to:

Regeneration Services
Scarborough Borough Council
Town Hall,
St Nicholas Street
Scarborough
YO11 2HG

  The deadline for applications is 31st May 2021 but we encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity. For further information please contact business.support@scarborough.gov.uk.