The Business Recovery and Resilience Grant Scheme supports businesses that have been severely impacted by the Covid-19 restrictions and are looking at ways to recover and strengthen their business performance.

The Business Recovery and Resilience Grant will provide up to 75% towards capital and revenue costs required to support the recovery and resilience of the business. The minimum grant is £2,500 and the maximum grant available is £25,000.

Holiday lets, self-catering accommodation, gambling and betting activities (e.g. bookmakers) are not eligible to apply.

North Norfolk District Council have identified several areas that will be prioritised, these include:

  • Digitalisation – for example, investment in e-commerce, contactless payments, online booking systems, click and collect, new websites;
  • Adapt and diversify – for example, investment in new products or services, improved resilience;
  • Green initiatives – for example, sustainable procedures, energy-efficient measures;
  • Investment in new equipment, machinery, facilities, processes – to support turnover growth and increase customer capacity and
  • Physical adaption to premises – planning permission must be in place before applying.

How to apply

The full guidance for this scheme can be found here.

The application form should be completed, and the following supporting evidence submitted

  • All quotations relating to the proposed project;
  • Evidence of match fund, for example, bank statement, agreed finance arrangement;
  • Last three months bank statements for the business;
  • Last full and unabbreviated annual accounts, showing turnover; and
  • For unincorporated businesses, for example, sole-traders or partnerships, a copy of the last trading accounts or last self-assessment tax return.

There is no scheme deadline, however no further grants will be awarded once the fund has been allocated.