Non-discretionary COVID-19 business grants

The District Council has so far given out nearly £15 million in COVID-19 grants to businesses across the district, however in line with Government guidance, all COVID-19 grant schemes administered by the Council have now ended.

All applicants have now been notified of the outcome of their grant application.

There is no appeals process if your grant claim was unsuccessful (see below for full details).

How were decisions made?

All applications were assessed against a scoring criteria which determined whether they received a grant and how much grant funding was awarded.

To find out more, please read our COVID-19 Non-discretionary business grants schemes (pdf, 704kb)policy.

Can I appeal?

The Council accepts no responsibility for any business that does not receive a grant for whatever reason, and there is no appeals process in relation to grant awards/non-awards or grant levels.

To find out more, please read our COVID-19 Non-discretionary business grants schemes (pdf, 704kb)policy.