Here you will find information about the grants and financial help available to local businesses as a result of Covid-19 local and national restrictions.
This scheme is only available to rate paying businesses.
The primary principle of the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is to support businesses that offer in-person services, where the main service and activity takes place in a fixed rate-paying premises, in the hospitality, leisure and accommodation sectors.
In order to be eligible to an Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant a business must:
In addition to the specific exclusions listed in each sector above, general exclusions to this scheme also include:
If eligible, rate paying businesses within the Hospitality, Leisure and Accommodation sector will be paid at the following rates, based on the Rateable Value (RV) of the business premises:
Rateable Value Grant amount payable
Under £15,000 £2,667
£15,001 to £50,999 £4,000
£51,00 and over £6,000
The Government requires that all grant payments must be paid to eligible businesses by 31 March 2022. In order to ensure all eligible payments can be made by this date, the application window will close at 17:00 on 28 February 2021
This scheme is now open for applications.
The second wave of our Additional Restriction Grants (ARG) are now available for creative and cultural organisations, who were impacted by coronavirus restrictions, across Doncaster.
The Additional Restriction Grants (ARG) funding scheme aims to support businesses severely impacted by coronavirus restrictions when most needed. The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) will help safeguard the future of the cultural and creative industries across South Yorkshire.
This funding will support local creative and cultural organisations and businesses in Doncaster, by enabling new creative work that will inspire vibrancy in our towns and villages.
The grant has been created specifically to help start-ups, micro and Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) in the borough, to adapt and overcome setbacks following the impact of Covid-19. The funding ranges from micro grants of £5,000 to large grants of up to £40,000.
This grant is currently closed for applications.
The Economic Recovery Grant (ERG) will reopen for applications at 9am on Tuesday 1st February 2022. To apply please call our team on 01302 735555 on this date. No applications will be accepted prior to the 1st February.
All applications need to be in and approved by the 31st of March.
This grant will provide help and assistance to Doncaster start-ups, micro and small to medium businesses affected by the pandemic and the impacts of Brexit to recover and grow.
Eligible businesses will be able to access grants up to £5,000 to help fund projects in a range of areas.
Eligibility checks will be carried out and qualifying businesses will be sent an application pack and a business advisor will be appointed to support you through the application process.
Our phone lines may be busy and we may not be able to answer your call initially. Please do not leave a message to register your application as it will not be picked up. Please continue to call until you speak to an advisor.
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