Funding and grants for businesses during Covid-19
Thursday, April 9th, 2020 in: Advice
We have put together a summary of various grants etc that are available currently in case any are relevant for you during the Covid-19 pandemic
Hope you are well and staying safe.
We have put together a summary of various grants etc that are available currently in case any are relevant for you.
A new technology challenge to combat the effects of social isolation. £25k of funding available for digital solutions to help provide social care or mental health support during the crisis. More details can be found at HERE
Serious of grant competitions in a number of areas, which can be found HERE
In addition Innovate UK announced a new competitions for grants of up to £50,000 available to technology and research-focused businesses to develop new ways of working and help build resilience in industries such as delivery services, food manufacturing, retail and transport, as well as support people at home during this crisis and the future. Further details can be found at HERE.
Are offering the option to defer most selling fees for eligible registered business sellers for 30 days. New businesses registering on ebay.co.uk will not have to pay fees to list or sell until 31 May 2020.
Helping small businesses through grants, investment, Google Ads and Google Cloud credits. Link
Has a small business grants program including cash and ad credit. You can register your interest HERE.
THE PRINCE’S TRUST AND NATWEST
Launched an Enterprise Relief Fund to help 18-30-year olds who are self-employed and/or running their own business. 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. More details can be found at HERE
THE NATIONAL LOTTERY HERITAGE FUND
Has put together a £50 million fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. It is available to organisations across the full breadth of the heritage sector, including historic sites, industrial and maritime heritage, museums, libraries and archives, parks and gardens, landscapes and nature. More details can be found at HERE
THE BRITISH BUSINESS BANK’S START-UP LOANS
This program is still available for support for eligible businesses during the coronavirus outbreak. Details can be found at HERE
A charity which supports professional photographers and photography lab technicians, is offering small grants. Details can be found HERE
THE BFI AND THE FILM AND TV CHARITY
Have partnered to create a fund with a £1m donation from Netflix to help support the creative community. More details HERE
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