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Grants

Budget 2021 Key highlights

A roundup of the key measures announced by the Chancellor in the 2021 Budget. 

£4.6 billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses and protect jobs

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000, the Chancellor has announced.

Self Employed Income Support Scheme Extension (SEISS)

The Government has provided more support for the self employed in the latest March 2021 Budget announcement. 

CO-OP COVID-19 Food Support Fund

The CO-OP have launched their own COVID-19 funding programme to support voluntary and community groups that run programmes relating to providing emergency food and programmes that can address food insecurity and its impacts. 

New financial support measures announced

In his third statement delivered on 22 October, the Chancellor has significantly revised previously announced measures to help protect jobs across the UK whilst the country faces a fresh spike of the virus and a winter of uncertainty.

Changes to the job support scheme

On Friday 9 October, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced an extension to the Job Support Scheme (JSS). The expanded scheme will include additional support for employees of businesses that are forced to close because of local or national lockdown measures. 

£375,000 Grant Fund Available For Solent SME's

With the continual government guidelines being introduced or changed, many business owners are having to incur expenditure on more or different measures of safety due to COVID-19 having a large influence on how businesses are allowed to operate.

Small charities can benefit from £50,000 fund

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is the first fund from the Department for International Development (DFID) tailored to the needs of small, grassroots British charities doing outstanding humanitarian and development work.

Small charities can benefit from £50,000 fund

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is the first fund from the Department for International Development (DFID) tailored to the needs of small, grassroots British charities doing outstanding humanitarian and development work.

Small charities can benefit from £50,000 fund

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is the first fund from the Department for International Development (DFID) tailored to the needs of small, grassroots British charities doing outstanding humanitarian and development work.  

Grants available for Northamptonshire businesses

There are a number of local funding opportunities available which may be of interest to small and medium sized businesses in Northamptonshire.