Apply for a business recovery fund

Check if you are eligible

Funding criteria

If you, your business or any directors have received another form of Government funding, you are not eligible. This includes:

  • small business grant
  • retail, leisure and hospitality grant
  • discretionary grant fund
  • any other local authority Covid support grants
  • local restrictions support grant
  • additional restrictions grant
  • Christmas support payment for wet-led pubs
  • closed business lockdown payment
  • rural payments agency funding for farmers, rural businesses and landowners
  • fisheries response fund for fisheries and aquaculture businesses
  • self employment support scheme
  • furlough scheme (as a director of a limited company) to cover your own position or any other director position

Further criteria

We will ask you to confirm that all the following statements are true:

  • My home address and operational business address are both in Lincolnshire
  • My business has started, made a legal change or become self employed before 31 December 2020
  • My business is not in administration, insolvent or in receipt of a striking-off notice
  • My business does not have over 50 full time or full time equivalent employees
  • My last set of company accounts were not dormant
  • I am not applying on behalf of a charity
  • I am not in full time employment or education
  • I can provide a business bank account statement
  • I plan to continue to operate my business for at least the next 3 months

Note that applying for the Digital Voucher Fund, the Rural Business Grant or the Invest for the Future Grant scheme’s will not disqualify your business from the Business Recovery Fund.