Applying for COVID-19 Small Business Grant Schemes in London
The UK Government has introduced a number of business rates reliefs and grant schemes to support businesses during the coronavirus outbreak, including:
Small Business Grants Fund
Eligible businesses that are in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief are entitled to a grant payment of £10,000.
Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund
Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors that occupy premises with a rateable value of less than £51,000 are eligible for a grant. There are two levels of grant payments available:
- £10,000 for properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or less.
- £25,000 for properties with a rateable value over £15,000 and below £51,000.
The London borough where your business is located is responsible for managing and paying the grants.
This factsheet will help you find out more about the business rates grants and how they are being applied and managed in your borough.
Business rates grants
The following provides links to more information about the Small Business Grants Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund for each London borough, including how the grants are paid to eligible businesses.
- Barking and Dagenham
- City of London
- Hammersmith and Fulham
- Kensington and Chelsea
- Kingston upon Thames
- Merton (Small Business Grants Fund)
- Merton (Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund)
- Richmond upon Thames
- Tower Hamlets
- Waltham Forest
Grants for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus Restrictions
Support for London’s SMEs to find the local grants available to them during COVID-19.
Funding for Artists and Cultural Organisations
Arts Council England supports the arts across England.
Funding from the Social Investment Business
Funding and support to help charities and social enterprises scale their impact.