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Coronavirus Business Support Fund

Important Information

Due to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) some of our services have been affected.  We have compiled an overview of the types of support available to Scottish Businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, please read our Information for Business Support.

If you have already emailed us we will respond to you in due course.  The volume of applications is such that this is taking longer than anticipated however staff are working very hard to process applications as quickly as possible.

Please Note:

  • COVID Business Grant email should only be used for submitting an application.
  • Business Support email is only if you have not yet received an acknowlegement of your application from original submission.
  • We can not provide individual updates.

Thank you for your patience during this time.

What is it?

Scottish Government Coronavirus Business Support Fund is now available to help businesses deal with the impact of COVID-19. 

The purpose of these one-off grants is to help protect jobs, prevent business closure and promote economic recovery.

Grants available

There are two types of grant available to ratepayers:

  • £10,000 grant to ratepayers of businesses in receipt of the Small Business Bonus Scheme or Rural Relief. 

    Business with a rateable value up to £18,000 are eligible.  You can also get this grant if you applied for Nursery Relief or Disabled Relief but are eligible for the Small Business Bonus Scheme.
  • Retail, hospitality and leisure business ratepayers with a rateable value between £18,001 - £50,999 can apply for a one-off grant of £25,000.

This grant is being administered by Local Authorities on behalf of the Scottish Government.  Eligible rate payers should apply to their local authority using the application form.

The closing date for the fund is 31 March 2021.

More information can also be found on the Scottish Government website.

Please note if you are applying for multiple properties please click here.

How to apply

A FAQ document related to Coronavirus Business Support grant applications has been created. This has been designed to support businesses with guidance on how to apply and eligibility.

To apply please download the application form, complete and return, along with a copy of your business bank statement and submit to us by Email.  

Applicants can block out all balances and transfers, we only require your details, sort code and account number.

The bank statement must also display bank logos on it.




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