What if I’m ineligible?


We understand that some businesses based in South and Vale are ineligible for the currrent government grants.

To help those who are ineligible, we’ve put together a list of alternative funding streams and ways to share your services.


Download the list here.



The Prince’s Trust and NatWest Enterprise Relief Fund

The £5million Enterprise Relief Fund will offer grants to 18 to 30-year-olds across the UK who are self-employed and/or running their own business. In conjunction with cash grants, the initiative will offer one-to-one support and guidance to anyone who needs it and who may be worried about their future.

You can register your interest for grants and tailored support today using this form.



National Lottery Community Fund

The fund is currently prioritising funding projects and organisations supporting communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. These include:

  • organisations supporting people who are at high risk from COVID-19
  • organisations supporting communities most likely to face increased demand and challenges as a direct result of COVID-19
  • organisations which connect communities and support communities to work together to respond to COVID-19.

You can apply for funding under £10,000 or over £10,000.

For more information, click here.