In order to support Chorley businesses, we have reopened our Additional Restrictions Grant (discretionary scheme) for a second round of applications. The deadline for this round of applications is 11.59pm, 4 March 2021. Please see information for Additional Restrictions Grant Round 2 below.
On 31 October 2020 the government announced funds for Lancashire (in addition to the Local Restrictions Support Grants) called the Additional Restrictions Grant fund. View more information on the Additional Restrictions Grant on the GOV.UK website.
Funds are limited for this discretionary grant scheme, and local authorities are required to distribute the funds in line with government guidance, with flexibility to establish local criteria for these grant awards.
You will find information below for round 2, along with a form to complete if you think your business may be eligible. Forms must be completed by 11:59pm on 4 March 2021. Applications after this date will not be considered.
Please note: if you previously applied and were successful for an Additional Restrictions Grant in round 1 (closing date 16 December 2020) and you wish to apply for further Additional Restrictions Grant funding, please do not reapply using the form below. You will receive an email from us. If you do not receive this email, please contact us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You'll also find useful information in our Frequently Asked Questions
There are a number of mandatory government criteria for this grant, including:
In addition to the mandatory criteria provided by the government, our local criteria for this second round of Additional Restriction Grants (discretionary scheme) aims to support the following types of eligible businesses:
Forms must be completed by 11:59pm 4 March 2021
There is a limited fund for these grant awards. The value of individual grant awards will be based on the volume of applications received and eligible businesses will receive notification by email.
If sufficient grant funds remain after the first and second round of applications, additional funding may be offered in the future.
Please note that there is no right of appeal against our decision.
We reserve the right to amend this scheme at any time.
The deadline for the completion of the Additional Restrictions Grant form (round 1), 16 December 2020, has now passed.