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Coronavirus grant funding: local authority payments to small and medium businesses

Local authorities have received and distributed funding to support small and medium businesses in England during coronavirus.

Documents

Restart Grants: local authority final allocations

Local Restrictions Support Grant

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Additional Restrictions Support Grant

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Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund: total payments to businesses by council / region

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Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Business Grants Fund (RHLGF): total payments to businesses by council / region

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Details

This data covers coronavirus grant schemes managed by local authorities on behalf of SMEs:

  • Restart Grant
  • 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

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Published 20 April 2020
Last updated 5 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. LRSG and ARG data updated to 28 March 2021.

  2. Updated data on payments made by local authorities under the Local Restrictions Support Grants and Additional Restrictions Grants schemes.

  3. Added list of Restart Grant funding allocated to councils to support businesses.

  4. Added data for Local Restrictions Support Grants and Additional Restrictions Support Grant.

  5. Final figures for 3 schemes published.

  6. Data updated as of 30 August.

  7. Data updated as of 23 August 2020.

  8. Data updated as of 16 August.

  9. Data updated as of 9 August.

  10. Data updated as of 3 August.

  11. Data updated as of 26 July.

  12. Data updated as of 19 July 2020.

  13. Data updated as of 12 July.

  14. Data updated as of 5 July.

  15. Data updated as of 28 June.

  16. Data updated as of 21 June.

  17. Data updated as of 14 June.

  18. Data updated as of 7 June.

  19. Data updated as of 31 May.

  20. Data updated as of 26 May 2020.

  21. Data updated as of 17 May 2020.

  22. Data updated as of 10 May 2020.

  23. Data updated as of 3 May 2020.

  24. Figures for payments to businesses updated as of 27 April 2020.

  25. This data was updated on 22 April.

  26. First published.