Government grants available to businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Suffolk local authorities are working hard to support local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. All 5 district and borough councils in Suffolk have opened for applications to both their Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open),  Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed), Local Restrictions Support Grant (Sector), Christmas Support Payments for wet-led pubs and Additional Restrictions Grant.

The Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) supports businesses that have been required to close due to temporary local restrictions. Check your eligibility here.

The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) supports businesses that are not covered by other grant schemes or where additional funding is needed. Check your eligibility here. 

To find out more and how to apply for the LRSG (Open or Closed), Christmas Support Payments for wet-led pubs or ARG please visit your local authorities webpages here: 

The latest information on the distribution of Government ​support available to businesses, employees, self-employed & the vulnerable can be found on the following document:

The following document provides an overview of funding available to all of Suffolk's sectors at a local, regional and national level. This document is regularly updated, however if you know of any grant funds and / or loans that are not within the document please contact

Between March 2020 to September 2020 Suffolk local authorities worked hard to distributed over £178m in grants to 15,292 to local businesses. A summary paper of the local grants has been produced, please view this on the document to the right.

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