Discretionary Grant Fund is now open to a second round of applications

There are still eligible charities who haven’t yet claimed. If you are unsure if you qualify and want to find out more email steve.martin@calderdale.gov.uk.

The Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund is to support small businesses and registered charities who cannot get support funding.

As with previous applications, Calderdale will especially welcome applications from:

  • Small businesses in shared offices or other flexible workspaces.
  • Charities and traders with fixed building costs like rent who do not have their own business rates assessment.
  • Bed and Breakfasts with under nine rooms.
  • Charity properties that get Charitable Business Rates Relief. (Those that would otherwise have been eligible for Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Rate Relief.)

Important note: You will not qualify if you have had help via: COVID-19 Small Business Grant Fund. or Retail Hospitality Leisure Grant.

To apply, you must give evidence for:

  • Property related costs throughout the period from 11 March 2020 onwards.
  • Lost income (order books showing cancelled orders/bookings or a cashflow forecast).
  • Financial information relating to a similar period last year for comparison.
  • Your previous year’s Turnover and/or a complete Balance Sheet.

Please make sure you have all your evidence prepared before you apply.

To apply, please complete the online form: Discretionary Grant Fund application

For more details or help with your application, email: Covid19.Business@calderdale.gov.uk.

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