COVID-19 UK grants list

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We understand the financial concerns that businesses are currently facing and we’re here to support you as best as we can. On this page you’ll find the latest UK grants that are open for applications. Please keep checking this page which we will continually update.  

(This page was last updated 1 June 2020).

Government Grants

For all information regarding Government grants, please see our dedicated business support page.

Prince’s Trust and NatWest (UK) – The Prince’s Trust and NatWest Enterprise Relief Fund

A £5million grant fund has been made available for young entrepreneurs aged 18-30. Grants can be used to maintain core business operations during the crisis, as well as meet any existing financial commitments, such as paying for essential equipment or settling invoices from suppliers.

Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust (UK) – Grants for families financially affected by Coronavirus

Parents and carers who have worked in the UK fashion or textile industry and whose household income has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak can apply for items their children will need for the year ahead. These can include essential clothing, children’s bedroom furniture and specialist items for children with additional needs.

Sport England (England) – Community Emergency Fund

The fund is currently paused. This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to COVID-19. Grants of between £300 and £10,000 will be made available. In exceptional circumstances Sport England will consider awards of more than £10,000.

CAF – Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Applications are currently paused after CAF received requests for over £30 million of support. They have asked people to keep an eye on their social channels for when the fund will reopen. If you are a charity, CAF have compiled a list of all funding currently available and has fantastic resources to support you during these times: 

Crisis (UK) – Emergency Grant

Applications are currently paused. Crisis (UK) have received nearly 175 applications as of the 9 April from local organisations and charities providing services to those experiencing homelessness. As a result, they need to pause applications so these can be processed.

Arts Council – Culture Recovery Fund

This is a grant that is to help previously stable organisations that are in risk of closure. This funding is to ensure that, by 31 March 2021, successful applicants are either fully or partially reopened, or operating on a sustainable, cost efficient basis, so that they are able to reopen at a later date.

Round One: 10-21 August 2020
Round Two: 21 August – 04 September 2020

British Business Bank – Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) provides financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.


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