Decision details

COVID-19 Discretionary Grant Fund Round Four

Reference: D54529

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of City Development has approved the following in relation to the Covid-19 Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Allocation:
• To reopen the Council’s Covid-19 Discretionary Grant Fund to new
applications against the grant criteria set out in appendix 1 of the attached
Decision Report.
• To aim to have the Grant Fund open for a period of up to four weeks in
October 2021 to enable grant applicants to apply through an online
application form accessible through the Council’s website.
• To report progress on a regular basis including the number of grant
applications received, those approved and paid to ensure that the Council
maximises the Additional Restrictions Grant allocation from which grants
are made.
• To ensure that where possible (and subject to the level of demand) grant applications are appraised and paid within twelve weeks of receiving all the information required to assess an application.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Phil Cole, Head Of Business Support 0113 378 7872 Email:

Publication date: 01/10/2021

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