Coronavirus: Business advice & support COVID-19 Support

Local Authority Grants

Local Restriction Support Grants

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) supports businesses that have been required to close due to temporary local restrictions. They are provided through your local council. Visit your local council’s website to find out how to apply. Please note, some websites are awaiting updates. Check the links below:

Tier 4 Local Authorities:

Bedford Borough
Central Bedfordshire
Milton Keynes
East Northants
South Northants

The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) supports businesses that are not covered by other grant schemes or where additional funding is needed.

The Additional Restrictions Grant provides local councils with grant funding to support closed businesses that do not directly pay business rates as well as businesses that do not have to close but which are impacted.

Eligibility for the scheme varies across local authorities, check the links below to see what eligibility your local authority have put in place and details of how to apply. 

Click to view local authority information in the SEMLEP area:

Bedford Borough Council – No deadline specified
Central Bedfordshire – No deadline specified
Luton –Applications open until 24 December 2020

Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes – No deadline specified

Corby – Applications closed
Daventry – Applications closed 14 December 2020
East Northamptonshire Discretionary Grants – Applications closed 12 December 2020
Kettering – Applications closed
Northampton Borough – No deadline specified
South Northamptonshire – No application for Additional Restrictions Grant as of yet
Wellingborough – Applications closed

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