Please note that the eligibility criteria is based upon the Flood recovery framework.
This grant relates to Small and medium sized businesses which:
- Were directly impacted by the flooding in February 2020 – for instance there was flood damage to the property, equipment, and/or stock; or;
- Were indirectly impacted by the flooding in February 2020 – for instance the business has had no/highly restricted access to premises, equipment and/or stock as a result of flooding, restricted access for customers, suppliers and/or staff; and directly suffered a loss of trade as a result.
Only one claim is allowed per business*. Procedures are in place to prevent fraudulent claims being made.
*Please note, businesses that were flooded in October and November 2019 who have already received funding from the Community Flood Recovery Grant will be permitted to make a second application for funding relating to the February 2020 Community Flood Recovery Grant.
The grant of up to £2,500 is available subject to evidence of the value of the impact which is not covered by insurance. If your application is successful, the council will pay the maximum available to each business.
This is not a compensation scheme. It is of a discretionary nature and is subject to the availability of funding.
The decision of the grant panel is final and it reserves the right to vary the level of grant or reject an application.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 1st May 2020.