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Grants are now available across North Kent for businesses facing restrictions because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Local Restrictions Support Grant (for Closed Businesses)

  • Based on the rateable value of property
  • Grants between £1,334 & £3,000
  • Businesses that are eligible are those that have been mandated to close by Government and include non-essential retail, leisure, personal care, sports facilities, and hospitality businesses
  • Claimed online from Local Authority website

Choose from the links below for information about how to apply for grants in your area of North Kent:

  • Dartford - further information can be found here 
  • Gravesham - further information can be found here 
  • Maidstone - further information can be found here
  • Medway - further information can be found here
  • Swale - further information can be found here   

Additional Restrictions Grant (Discretionary)

  • Local Authorities are developing discretionary grant schemes to help those businesses which –while not legally forced to close –are nonetheless severely impacted by the restrictions put in place to control the spread of Covid-19.
  • May not be dependent on occupying a rateable property
  • Claimed online from Local Authority website

Choose from the links below for information about how to apply for grants in your area of North Kent:

  • Dartford - further information can be found here
  • Maidstone - further information can be found here 
  • Swale - further information can be found here 

(Other links will be added as they become available)

 

Other relevant information:

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (links to Kent & Medway Growth Hub)

Government guidance on current financial support available (links to gov.uk website)