Lockdown Business Grants

Lockdown Business Grant 

This fund is to provide financial assistance to businesses that are facing operational and financial challenges caused by the national lockdown announced for Wales as a result of COVID-19.

The purpose of the fund is to support businesses with cash flow support to help them survive the economic consequences of the restrictions put in place.

The grant will be open to applications from the 28th October and will close at 5pm on the 20th November or when the fund is fully committed.

The fund consists of two separate grants:

(1) The Lockdown Non Domestic Rate (Business Rates) Grant and (2) The Lockdown Discretionary Grant

(1) The Lockdown Non Domestic Rate (Business Rates) Grant 

This grant is now closed

(2) Lockdown Discretionary Grant - for eligible businesses that are not liable for business rates. 

The Lockdown Discretionary Grant is now open for further applications.  All applications will be processed on a first come first served basis. Before you submit your application please ensure that you have completed all sections of the application.

Incomplete applications may not be processed and will result in your application being rejected.
Applications will remain open until 20th November or until the grant is fully committed.

Grant amount 1 - a discretionary grant of £1,500 is available to assist businesses that have:
• Been forced to close (as defined by the regulations) as a result of the national firebreak lockdown
• OR are able to demonstrate that the national firebreak lockdown will result in at least a 80% reduction in their turnover for that period

Grant amount 2 - a discretionary grant of £2,000 is available to assist businesses that have:
• Been forced to close (as defined by the regulations) as a result of the national firebreak lockdown
• OR are able to demonstrate that the national firebreak lockdown will result in at least a 80% reduction in their turnover for that period

• AND have been subject to local restrictions for 3 weeks or more up to the 23rd October and experienced at least a 50% reduction in their turnover for that period.

You cannot apply for both grants.

You are not eligible for this grant if:
• You are eligible for, or have received, the Lockdown Non-Domestic Rate Grant from your Local Authority

For further information on this grant please read the Lockdown Discretionary Grant Guidance Document, click here

Applications will be dealt with on a first come first served basis. This may lead to applications not being appraised after they have been submitted if the fund is fully committed.

The Lockdown Discretionary Grant is now open for further applications. All applications will be processed on a first come first served basis. Before you submit your application please ensure that you have completed all sections of the application. Incomplete applications may not be processed and will result in your application being rejected.
Applications will remain open until 20th November or until the grant is fully committed.

Please email the completed application form to business@npt.gov.uk 

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Please email the completed application form to business@npt.gov.uk