An Update on Coronavirus Funding and Grants Available
With varying Covid restrictions coming in to play across the different nations in the UK and Ireland there are slight differences in grants and funding available to business depending on your location. In this article we aim to provide some information about what funding and grants are available in your area, we have done a more comprehensive list of what funding is available in Northern Ireland.
A third grant is available for those who are eligible through the Self-Employment Income Scheme and there is also an Outdoor recovery fund to encourage outdoor recreation to continue. Links for more information are below.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme
Strategic Framework Business Fund: https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/service/funding/strategic-framework-business-fund
There is a wide variety of grant funding and loans available throughout England. Varying support is available if you were forced to close or could remain open. For more detailed information that is relevant to you please visit the below website for a list of what is available.
Wales have a Cultural recovery fund available for freelancers and those who have been affected by the cancellation of events, such as those working in the wedding industry or corporate events for example. There is also a Lockdown business fund which has been paused at the time of writing as applications are processed. You can check back on the link below where more information and updates will be provided.
Lockdown Business Fund: https://businesswales.gov.wales/coronavirus-advice/lockdown-business-fund
Cultural Recovery Fund Grant: https://fundchecker.businesswales.gov.wales/culture
Republic of Ireland
A number of funds and grants are available in the republic of Ireland, they are outlined below.
Covid Restrictions Support Scheme: https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/types_of_employment/self_employment/supports_for_businesses_covid19.html#lfc24b
If you are applying for an application for funding and are interested in receiving a quote for a pop up shelter for your business please get in touch and we can provide a quotation on headed paper and send directly to your email.