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Local Business Grants via Manchester City Council
Grants to support Manchester businesses during the November to December national lockdown and periods of local restrictions:
Grants can be paid at the following rates:
- For properties with a rateable value of £15k or under, grants of £1,334 will be paid for every 28-day qualifying restriction period
- For properties with a rateable value of over £15k and below £51k, grants of £2,000 will be paid for every 28-day qualifying restriction period
- For properties with a rateable value of £51k or over, grants of £3,000 will be paid for every 28-day qualifying restriction period
Businesses with multiple properties, each with a business rates liability, will be awarded a grant for each property. Separate applications will be required for each business property.
Application and eligibility
CityCo & Manchester City Council Grants Briefing: 30 November
With guests Karen Andrews and MCC Licensing Officer Fraser Swift.
To ask specific questions about your venue, please feel free to email the team:
A guide to advise businesses through the grants system, application process, eligibility criteria and timelines. Plus an outline of Tier 3>2 regulations for winter.
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020
Grants Council page
Discretionary Additional Restrictions Grant Scheme
Tier 3 Guidance
Tier 2 Guidance
Government evidence for restrictions on hospitality
Government Christmas Guidance
Government Winter Plan
Working Safely: Pubs, Bars and Restaurants
Working Safely: Performing Arts Guidance
Working Safely: Visitor Economy (Hotels, events, Indoor and Outdoor attractions, Business events and consumer shows)