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Grant Funding

COVID19 – Strategic Framework Business Fund

Following Glasgow and the wider city region moving into Level 4 restrictions, please see below a list of business sectors which are now eligible to apply for the Strategic Framework Business Fund along with application links to local authority websites.

Temporary closure grant - £2,000 or £3,000 (depending on rateable value) if your business is required to close by law

Business restrictions grant - £1,400 or £2,100 (depending on rateable value) if your business can remain open but is specifically required to modify its operations by law, for example having to close earlier than normal. 

Information for local authorities


Businesses/premises required to close and eligible for a temporary closure grant:

Level 4

  • accommodations - hotels, B&Bs, self-catering, caravan and camp sites
  • hospitality - restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, social clubs
  • retail - non-essential retail (exclusions)
  • close contact services - hairdressers, beauticians, tailors
  • sport and exercise - indoor gyms, swimming pools, dance studios, exercise class/yoga studios
  • leisure and entertainment - cinemas, arcades, soft play, funfairs, indoor bowling, theatres, comedy clubs, concert halls, sport stadiums, conference or exhibition centres, snooker/pool halls, casinos, bingo halls, nightclubs
  • visitor attractions

Level 3

  • pubs that do not serve food and do not have outdoor seating
  • mobile close contact services
  • cinemas, arcades, soft play, funfairs, Indoor bowling, Theatres, Snooker/pool halls,  comedy clubs,  concert halls, sports stadiums,  conference or exhibition centres,  music venues, casinos, bingo halls, nightclubs

Grants will be paid every 4 weeks in arrears as long as restrictions last and are administered by local authorities.  The first payment of this grant is due around 30 November 2020.  Link below to application forms:

Culture Collective Fund  (LIVE, Deadline 18 Nov)

The Culture Collective is a pilot programme which will establish a network of creative practitioners, organisations and communities, working together to create a positive difference locally and nationally in response to COVID-19.

Support for nightclubs and soft play [LIVE]

Coronavirus restrictions fund (Scottish Government) [FUND CLOSED]

£14 million Hotel Recovery Programme [FUND CLOSED]

Culture and Heritage Emergency funding [FUND CLOSED]

£6 million fund launched to support the events industry [FUND CLOSED]

Self catering support  [FUND CLOSED]

Third Sector Resilience Fund [FUND CLOSED]

£100m business support fund for self employed and SMEs [FUND CLOSED]

£38 Million Support Package For High Growth Companies [FUND CLOSED] 

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