South Derbyshire District Council Business Support - COVID-19
Support is available for organisations in South Derbyshire which have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
South Derbyshire District Council is administering a business support scheme which was announced by the Government earlier this month.
The Government has announced a package of support for organisations affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - this ranges from grants and loans to Business Rate holidays and deferment of taxes. Details continue to be released and the latest information can be found via the links below.
Arts Council England has announced an emergency fund available for organisations and individuals - there are 3 funding steams available:
- £90 million for currently funded National Portfolio Organisations – here
- £50 million for organisations out of the portfolio and with a track record of publicly funded culture – here . Potential applicants need to register on Grantium by Friday 3rd April.
- £20 million for individuals (grants up to £2,500) with a track record of publicly funded culture – here
For details of support for the heritage sector from the Heritage Fund, please go to: https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/news/coronavirus-update?fbclid=IwAR3x5hVQ2fLiK8p9BygqlCAFz2fqDTKxNGgMOYoDGqxhAYLQU88SW1eMHR4
Guidance for charities can be found here:
Guidance for employees, employers and businesses:
Information on claiming a grant through the Government's Self-employment Income Support Scheme:
Details of eligibility for Universal Credit for affected individuals:
If you are aware of, or are a member of any other arts/heritage group, please pass this information on to them. The timescale for the applications be submitted is short and it is important that we reach as many organisations as possible.
The grants are part of a package of Government support for businesses, the self-employed and particular sectors - this ranges from grants and loans to Business Rate holidays and deferment of taxes. Details continue to be released and the latest information can be found at www.gov.uk
If you have any queries, please either contact the lead organisations directly or email us at email@example.com