Local authorities have received and distributed funding to support small and medium businesses in England during coronavirus.
This data covers coronavirus grant schemes managed by local authorities on behalf of SMEs:
Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG)
Additional Restrictions Support Grant (ARG)
Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) – closed August 2020
Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grants Fund (RHLGF) – closed August 2020
Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund (LADGF) – closed August 2020
The spreadsheets show the total amount of money that each local authority in England:
received from central government
distributed to SMEs
5 May 2021: LRSG and ARG data
The latest estimates by local authorities for payments made on 4 grant programmes up to and including 28 March 2021:
Additional Restrictions Grant
Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open)
Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed)
Christmas Support Payment for wet-led pubs
It does not constitute an Official Statistics or National Statistics release. This data has been subject to some quality assurance, but not full verification.
Business uptake of grants varies across local authorities and all continue to make significant efforts to reach and pay eligible businesses. The number of grants paid out is not necessarily the same as the number of businesses paid.
1 April 2021: Restart Grants
List of funding allocated to councils to support businesses under the Restart Grant programme published.
11 November 2020: Final figures for SBGF, RHLGF and LADGF
£11,686,013,397 was paid to 999,735 businesses, which equates to 95% of the identified eligible funding:
£11,123,245,000 for SBGF and RHLGF
£562,768,397 for LADGF
Find out what your business is eligible to receive
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