Member of Parliament for
Brigg & Goole and the
Isle of Axholme

Andrew Percy MP

Deadline Extended for Applications for Discretionary Grant Scheme

Deadline Extended for Applications for Discretionary Grant Scheme

Andrew has been informed that small and micro businesses and charities across the East Riding who have not qualified for funding so far during the COVID-19 pandemic have been given more time to apply for grants of up to £25,000.

Andrew reports, "The Government-backed discretionary grant scheme is for businesses that share a work place, B&Bs that pay council tax, market traders who have fixed property costs and charity properties. The government has made available £4million to the East Riding for grants of either £25,000, £10,000 or up to £10,000."

The deadline for applications is Sunday 21st June and is limited to one application per business, sole trader or charity.

For more information, details of the criteria for the discretionary grants as well as the application form go to www.eastriding.gov.uk/discretionarygrantscheme

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