Update 6th July 2020

This fund will close to new applications on Friday 10th July at 5pm.

24th March 2020

Grant support is now available to help business deal with the impact of COVID-19.

The purpose of these one off grants is to help:

  • protect jobs
  • prevent business closure
  • promote economic recovery

Two types of grant are 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 ratepayers should apply to their local authority using the application form PDF, 268kb or Word, 71kb. If you do not know your rates reference number then please still complete the application form stating the full address of the business you are applying for. 

Please note: if completing the form with a mobile phone, we suggest saving the pdf version and using the Adobe fill & sign app.

More information can also be found at https://www.mygov.scot/non-domestic-rates-coronavirus/