Support fund now open for applications

29 Mar 2020

For businesses in Glasgow, the Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support Fund is being administered by Glasgow City Council.

These grants are aimed at helping keep companies in business and keep productive capacity. Their intention is to protect jobs, prevent business closure and promote economic recovery.

The fund is aimed at ratepayers of businesses located in a non-domestic property that is, on 17 March, in receipt of the Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS), Rural Relief or eligible for SBBS but in receipt of Nursery Relief or Disabled Relief.

Applicants to the support fund can receive a one-off small business support grant of £10,000.

A separate one-off grant of £25,000 is available to the ratepayers of businesses in the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure sectors operating in a premises with a rateable value of £18,001 or up to £50,999.

Only one grant is allowed per ratepayer regardless of the number of premises held. The council aims to make payment within 10 working days from receipt of a fully completed application.
To apply please download the application form here.

Deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.