Local and national restrictions business support grants

Grants are available to support businesses that have had their trade affected by local and national restrictions. Find out how to apply below.

Please note, support grants are being distributed by Local Authorities.

What support is available?

Grants are available to support local businesses that:

  • Have had their trade affected by national restrictions (5 November to 2 December 2020), including those that have closed their business and do not pay business rates, and businesses that have not been required to close, but are still severely impacted.
  • Have been impacted by local COVID Alert Level High and/or Local COVID Alert Level Very High restrictions, but not required to close.
  • Were required to close on a national basis since 23 March 2020 - i.e. businesses like nightclubs.

Read more about the support available from Government.

How do I apply?

Local Authorities are responsible for distributing grants from the Government to local businesses. Businesses can apply for grants by completing an online application on the website of their Local Authority. For more information on how to apply, see below.

Find your Local Authority

If you are unsure of your Local Authority, please use the tool on the Government website here.

Enterprising Barnsley

National restrictions grant support
Where it is possible, Enterprising Barnsley will automatically attempt to make a payment to businesses without the need for an application form. Find out if you need to apply

Local restrictions grant support
Applications are open. Apply now.

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

National and restrictions grant support
Applications are open. Apply now.

Calderdale Borough Council

Local restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 16 November. Apply now.

National restrictions grant support
Further support for businesses will be announced shortly. Visit the Calderdale Borough Council website for the latest updates.

Craven District Council

Local restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 16 November. Apply now.

National restrictions grant support
Further support for businesses will be announced shortly. Visit the Craven District Council website for the latest updates.

Harrogate Borough Council

National and local restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 17 November. Apply now.

Kirklees Metropolitan Council

National  and local restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 16 November. Apply now.

Leeds City Council

National restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 10 November. Apply now.

Local restrictions grant support
New support for businesses will be announced shortly.  You can submit an expression of interest to be contacted by email when the application form is available. Submit an expression of interest.

Selby District Council

National and local restrictions grant support
Applications are open. Apply now.

Wakefield First

National restrictions grant support
New support for businesses will be announced shortly. Visit the Wakefield First website for the latest updates.

Local restrictions grant support
Applications opened on 10 November 2020. Apply now.

City of York Council

National and local restrictions grant support
New support for businesses will be announced shortly. Visit the City of York Council website for the latest updates.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Support for businesses

There are measures in place to help businesses at this difficult time. The LEP can connect you to the local and national support available.