COVID Business Grants

The business grant scheme is now open for Nottingham City-based businesses.

The government announced grants to support businesses forced to close or which have seen an adverse impact as a result of the restrictions to minimise the spread of COVID-19. (Local Restrictions Grants and Additional Restrictions Grant).

In order to simplify matters for local businesses, the City Council has developed a grant system which means Nottingham businesses will only need to make one application which will determine the value and eligibility for all applicants and cover all grants they are eligible for.

 

Apply for a business grant

Completing this form should take around 10 minutes.

To complete this form you will need.

  • Business rates account number
  • Rateable Value (RV) of the property
  • Company registration number (if applicable)
  • VAT registration number (if applicable)
  • Bank details

Please read over the Public Policy before submitting an application.

We will process the applications as quickly as possible and make payments once checks are completed.

Apply for a grant here

 

Summary of Grants

National Lockdown Grants

  • For businesses occupying properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or under, grants of £1,334 every 4 weeks forced to close under national restrictions
  • For businesses occupying properties with a rateable value of between £15,000 - £51,000, grants of £2,000 every 4 weeks forced to close under national restrictions
  • For businesses occupying properties with a rateable value of £51,000, grants of £3,000 every 4 weeks forced to close under national restrictions

Tier 2 Grants

  • For businesses affected by the previous Tier 2 restrictions (hospitality, leisure, accommodation), businesses will receive a grant for the period 14 October to 30 October on a pro-rated basis, at 70% of the values listed above

Tier 3 Grants

  • For businesses closed due to Tier 3 restrictions between 30 October and 5 November, they will receive a grant on a pro-rated basis for those 5 days at the values listed above

Discretionary Grants – Additional Restrictions Grant

  • For small and micro businesses with no rateable value but rental costs, an equivalent grant may be payable if the business has been forced to close. Also, if the business has either a rateable value or equivalent link and is a direct supply chain to the affected closed businesses, a grant may be payable. The values will be similar to the mandatory grants (from £500 to £3,000 for the period of national lockdown).

Read more on the Gov.UK website.