The Welsh Government is making a further package of business support available through the Economic Resilience Fund (ERF).
The ERF will provide support in the form of cash grants for businesses, social enterprises and charities and associated supply chain businesses that have experienced a material negative impact as a result of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.
The grants will help meet operating costs (excluding staff wages) for the period 1 May 2021 to 30 June 2021.
Specifically, the ERF will support businesses that are either
a. Forced to remain closed by regulations between 1 May 2021 and 30 June 2021
b. Unable to open indoors between 1 May 2021 and 17 May 2021
c. A venue which caters exclusively for weddings and events with a regulatory restriction capacity of 30 guests
d. A supply chain business that generates 60% or more of its sales revenue from businesses falling into categories a), b) and/or c)
All businesses must have experienced a material negative impact through reduced turnover of 60% or more in May 2021 and June 2021 as compared to May 2019 and June 2019 caused directly by on-going COVID-19 restrictions.
Your business must have been trading prior to 4 December 2020, must be your main source of income (more than 50%) and needs to satisfy other grant requirements. Please read the full guidance notes.
If you have received a grant via the Welsh Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF), Sports Wales Fund or Third Sector Fund to support costs through to 30 September 2021, you are not eligible to apply for this fund.
You can use Business Wales' eligibility checker to check your eligibility for this further package of ERF Support.
Businesses with a turnover of more than £85,000
For eligible businesses with an annual turnover of £85,000 or more applications are made through Business Wales.
Applications have been extended and will now close at noon, 16 June 2021.
Application for businesses with a turnover of more than £85,000 a year
Businesses with a turnover of less than £85,000
These eligible businesses will need to apply via their local authority.
Application for businesses with a turnover of less than £85,000 a year
Please note we cannot offer tailored business advice or advise on grant eligibility.
For advice on grant eligibility please contact Business Wales on 03000 6 03000 or visit their website.