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Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support Fund

Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support Fund

This Scottish Government fund is being administered by local authorities, including East Dunbartonshire Council.

Ratepayers of businesses located in a non-domestic property can apply to access a Small Business Grant of £10,000 (conditions apply).

In addition, from 5 May 2020, ratepayers with multiple business properties meeting the criteria are eligible to receive a one-off grant of £10,000 for their first property and £7,500 for each subsequent qualifying property (conditions apply).

New arrangements will also enable ratepayers of properties in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure sectors - and previously ineligible for support - to access the Small Business Grant Fund (conditions apply).

A separate grant of £25,000 is available to ratepayers of businesses in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure sectors operating in premises with a rateable value of £18,001 or up to £51,000 (conditions apply).

From 5 May 2020, ratepayers with multiple business properties which meet the criteria are eligible to receive a one-off grant of £25,000 for their first property and £18,750 for each subsequent qualifying property.

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.

These grants are aimed at helping keep companies in business and keep productive capacity so that they can recover.

Their intention is to:

• Protect jobs

• Prevent business closure

• Promote economic recovery.

For an application form, please click HERE.  

Please click HERE for the Scottish Assessors Association website to search for Property Rateable Value information.

Please download a copy of the application form to your computer or device, complete the form, save and then email to: Covid19BusinessSupport@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

If you have any queries, contact:

Covid19BusinessSupport@eastdunbarton.gov.uk

@BGEastDunbarton