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Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support management information - 21 April 2021

Published: 21 Apr 2021
Last updated: 26 Apr 2021 - see all updates

Local and non-local authority funds delivered to businesses.

Published:
21 Apr 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support management information - 21 April 2021

Local Authority Delivered Funds

Since the start of the pandemic last spring, the Scottish Government has made available over £3 billion in business support to help mitigate the economic impacts of the virus. 

This includes funding that has been made available to businesses affected by the COVID-19 restrictions under the Strategic Framework and various other Local Authority administered Covid-19 business support funds.

Further management information will be published on 14 May 2021.

Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF)

Total premises

 

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

68,531

46,532

46,414

£338,454,492.41

Hospitality, Retail and Leisure Top Up funds

Estimated Eligible Premises

Premises paid

 

Total paid (£)

34,539

32,921

£230,560,650

Island Equivalent Fund– Equivalent to SFBF Restriction / Closure Grant

Total premises

 

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

2,016

1,791

1,640

£8,562,100

Island Equivalent Fund– Hospitality Retail and Leisure Top Up

Estimated Eligible Premises

Premises paid

 

Total paid (£)

684

600

£4,035,000

Local Authority Discretionary Fund

Total premises

 

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

20,405

13,245

13092

£50,368,545

Taxi and Private Hire Driver Support Fund

Eligible Drivers

Drivers paid

 

Total paid (£)

33,767

21,756

£32,634,000

Contingency Fund – Travel Agents, Brewers and Indoor Football Centres

 

Premises Paid

 

Total paid (£)

Travel Agents

                  222

                            3,480,000

Breweries

                  100

                            1,496,250

Indoor Football Centres

                     10

                                205,000

Total

                  332

                            5,181,250

Tourist Accommodation

Fund Type

Number of premise paid

Total paid (£)

Exclusive Use and Large Self Catering

               1,353

                            2,858,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 1

                  344

                            2,052,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 2

                  125

                                746,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 3

                  835

                            5,010,000

Total

               2,657

                          10,666,000

Top Up Payments To Licensed Bingo Clubs And Casinos

Number of premise paid

Total paid (£)

                     57

                            2,850,000

Total paid on 9 April 2021:   £683,312,037

Non-Local Authority Funds that have now closed to applications, data reflects the position as at 9 April 2021.

Funding Scheme

Applications Received

Applications Approved

Number of Awards Paid to date

Total Value of Awards paid to date

(£ million)

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding Sector Support Fund

3478

2817

2808

25.8

Scotland Pivotal Event Businesses Fund

129

103

103

11.1

Culture Collective Fund

64

26

26

5.9

Scottish Wholesale Food and Drink Resilience Fund

113

41

41

5.5

Grassroots Music Venue Stabilisation Fund

89

84

84

4.0

Ski Centre Support Fund

8

8

8

3.0

Travelling ShowPeople Fund

200

149

149

1.5

Sector and DMO Operational Readiness Fund

90

46

46

1.4

Youth Arts Emergency Fund

46

38

43

1.0

Visitor Attraction (excludes those publicly owned tourist attractions

407

341

341

9.5

Marine and Outdoor Tourism Restart Fund

461

346

346

3.4

Mobile and Home Based Close Contact Services Fund

10013

8111

7970

31.8

Newly self-employed Hardship Fund

9619

7612

7385

29.5

Events Industry Support Fund

833

505

505

5.0

Three Arts Venues

N/A

N/A

3

3.0

Museums Recovery Fund

176

151

101

7.0

Childminder Grants

3664

3657

3657

2.7

Legal Aid Resilience and Recovery Fund

287

93

93

2.3

Hostel COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund

201

161

161

1.9

Coach Operators Fund

147

115

115

6.2

Scottish Country Sports and Tourism Fund

142

103

103

0.8

Scotland’s Tour Guides Fund

506

484

484

2.0

Events Industry Recovery Fund 2

608

394

394

7.0

Total

31281

25385

24966

171.3

Note: We will publish further management information on the following date:

  • 14 May 2021

 

First published: 21 Apr 2021 Last updated: 26 Apr 2021 -