COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF): local authority guidance

This guidance is intended to support local authorities in administering the COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF).

Applies to England


COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund: local authority guidance

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COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund: final allocations

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On 25 March 2021 the government announced a new COVID-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF) of £1.5 billion. The fund will be available to support those businesses affected by the pandemic but that are ineligible for existing support linked to business rates.

This document provides guidance to authorities about the operation and delivery of the policy. Individual local authority allocations are published alongside the guidance.

Published 15 December 2021