Small Business COVID Safety Grant

Thu 20 Aug 20

If you run a small business in one of Fife’s Town Centres…..you can apply for a £100 grant to help with the cost of Covid-19 public health measures.

 

Where?  

Applications are invited from businesses located in one of the defined Town Centre Areas in Fife - click on the links below to see the town centre boundaries to see if you are eligible:

Kirkcaldy,

Dunfermline,

Glenrothes,

St. Andrews,

Cupar,

Cowdenbeath,

Leven,

Lochgelly,

Burntisland,

Anstruther,

Newburgh,

Inverkeithing,

Rosyth (North),

Rosyth (Middle),

Rosyth (South),

Dalgety Bay,

Kincardine

 

What is being funded? 

Grants can reimburse costs already incurred. Eligible Expenditure can include:

  • PPE, such as face masks, visors, gloves for use by staff or customers
  • Hand sanitiser & sanitiser dispensing units 
  • Protective screens installed at cash-desks and other public interface areas. 
  • internal signage related to public safety.
  • other items may be considered eligible at the discretion of Fife Council

 

Who can apply?

Small Businesses only. To be eligible for consideration, the applicant business must: 

  • Operate from business premises that are accessed by the public
  • Have no more than three business outlets in a business chain
  • Have no more than 5 FTE employees per business outlet.  

 

How do I apply?

Apply online here.
A separate online application will be required for each eligible business outlet/premises.

Please read the terms and conditions prior to applying

When Can I apply?

From August 18th 2020, subject to availability. 

 

Need any help? 

Anyone needing further help or advice can get in touch with Business Gateway Fife on 01592 858333 or email [email protected] 

 

The Small Business Covid Safety Grant is operated by Business Gateway Fife on behalf of Fife Council, made possible by an award from the Scottish Government/ Scotlands Towns Partnership Towns and BIDs Resilience & Recovery Fund. 

 

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