The Cheshire & Warrington Restructure Capital Grant fund will offer businesses funding up to 80% to a maximum of £5,000 on capital items.
Applications open today (November 23) at noon.
The grant will help SMEs find innovative ways of working within the new three-tier Local Covid Alert Levels and will pay towards capital items businesses may need to recover or restructure, to trade through the Covid-19 outbreak.
Examples of capital items that can be provided include:
- IT equipment - Tablets used to support ‘test & trace’ obligations and contactless payment systems.
- Fixed PPE equipment - Plastic screens and sanitiser dispensers.
- Building alterations - Creation of one-way systems, building of outdoor seating, serving hatches etc.
- Investments to offset lost sales- Establishing online delivery and digital ordering systems.
The grant application process is being delivered across five separate rounds.
Rounds 1 and 2 are closed but there are three more chances to apply with Round 3 opening today.
Round 3: Opens TODAY: Monday November 23, 2020 – Noon – Closes: Once approx. 20% of the overall budget allocation has been requested by applicants.
Round 4: Opens: Monday December 7, 2020 – Noon – Closes: Once approx. 20% of the overall budget allocation has been requested by applicants.
Round 5: Opens: Monday December 14, 2020 – Noon – Closes: Once approx. 20% of the overall budget allocation has been requested by applicants.
For further information and how to apply click here.
There will be an online Q&A session to help you understand more about how to apply and further details of what a successful application looks like.
The event will be held on Friday, November 27 at 2.30pm, places are limited to 100 delegates so arrive early to avoid disappointment here.