COVID-19 Strategic Framework Business Fund

This fund is now closed to new applicants.

If you have any questions about this fund please email: supportfund@aberdeenshire.gov.uk. Please note that the final date for businesses who have been rejected to appeal to their local authority is 9th April 2021.

Final Strategic Framework payment and Restart Grant

Once the fund closes, those already in receipt of this grant do not need to reapply in order to receive the restart grant.

On 19th April 2021, all SFBF recipients will automatically receive a combined final two-week supplement and a one-off restart grant to help them reopen.

Retailers in receipt of SFBF will be eligible for grants up to £7,500 based on rateable value:

  • for properties with a rateable value below £51,000: £7,000 (£6,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value above £51,001: £7,500 (£6,000 + £1,500)

Hospitality and leisure businesses in receipt of SFBF will be eligible for grants up to £19,500 based on rateable value:

  • for properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or under: £9,000 (£8,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value between £15,001 and £51,000: £13,000 (£12,000 + £1,000)
  • for properties with a rateable value of £51,001 or over: £19,500 (£18,000 + £1,500)