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Business Recovery Grant

In response to the demand for increased support for SMEs, government has committed an additional £30m from the England European Regional Development Fund. £10m to support visitor/ tourism economy and £20m for the wider economy businesses.

Liverpool City Region have the following funding available for grants;

  • £283,000 for Visitor/ Tourism economy businesses which equates to approximately 94 grants
  • £752,000 for the wider business economy, this equates to approximately 250 grants

We are expecting huge demand for these grants therefore if you are unsuccessful in obtaining one, please be aware we do have a wealth of other business support options available to you, and these can be discussed with your Local Growth Hub.

The grant is open to all SMEs based in Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, and Wirral, who have been trading since before 1st March 2020 and have been impacted by Covid 19. Applications should only be made for grants to assist with Covid 19 recovery and not ‘business as usual’, personal protection equipment (PPE), social distancing or other regulatory activity or for projects that have already started.


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Due to the volume of demand demonstrated so far, we are unfortunately unable to provide further information by telephone or email. All enquiries are being directed to