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Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support management information - 11 June 2021

Local and non-local authority delivered funds to businesses.

Published:
11 Jun 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19): business support management information - 11 June 2021

Local authority funds

Since the start of the pandemic last spring, we have made available over £3.6 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.

Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF)

Total premises

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

68,770

47,057

46,975

£354,679,436

Restart Grant and Transitional Payments - as at 19 April 2021

Premises paid – Including small accommodation payments

Total paid (£)

48,334

£434,560,643

Hospitality, retail and leisure top up funds

Estimated Eligible Premises

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

34,817

33,255

£234,086,500

Island Equivalent Fund– Equivalent to SFBF Restriction/Closure Grant

Total premises

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

2,653

2,451

1,660

£8,644,700

Island Equivalent Fund–Hospitality Retail and Leisure Top Up

Estimated Eligible Premises

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

697

610

£4,098,000

Local Authority Discretionary Fund

Total premises

Number approved

Premises paid

Total paid (£)

29,515

22,576

22,389

£89,701,506

Taxi and Private Hire Driver Support Fund

Eligible Drivers

Drivers paid

Total paid (£)

33,767

21,817

£32,725,500

Contingency Fund – travel agents, brewers and indoor football centres

Type

Premises Paid

Total paid (£)

Travel Agents

228

£3,585,000

Breweries

105

£1,561,250

Indoor Football Centres

10

£205,000

Total

340

£5,611,250

Tourist accommodation

Fund Type

Number of premise paid

Total paid (£)

Exclusive Use and Large Self Catering

1,434

3,028,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 1

348

2,067,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 2

132

780,000

Small Accommodation Providers (SAP-CTF) – Wave 3

998

5,956,000

Total

2,912

11,840,000

Top up payments to licensed bingo clubs and casinos

Number of premise paid

Total paid (£)

57

2,850,000

Total paid as at 28 May 2021: £1,178,492,535

Non-local authority funds that have now closed to applications, data reflects the position as at 28 May 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

340

340

9.7

Marine and Outdoor Tourism Restart Fund

461

344

344

3.2

Mobile and Home Based Close Contact Services Fund

10033

8940

8940

35.7

Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund

9666

8657

8657

34.6

Events Industry Support Fund

833

505

505

5.0

Three Arts Venues

N/A

N/A

3

3.0

Museums Recovery and Resilience Fund Top Up

60

59

59

2.3

Childminder Grants

3664

3657

3657

2.7

Legal Aid Resilience and Recovery Fund

287

93

93

2.2

Hostel COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund

216

176

176

2.5

Coach Operators Fund

147

117

117

8.5

Scottish Country Sports and Tourism Fund

145

102

102

0.8

Scotland’s Tour Guides Fund

513

487

487

2.7

Events Industry Recovery Fund 2

611

419

409

7.3

Tour Operators Fund (including international inbound and larger domestic operators)

278

188

188

10.0

Ski Centre (and Ski School) Fund

13

13

13

3.8

Campervan and Motorhome Rental Operators Fund

90

71

71

0.8

Hardship Fund Creative Freelancers

4816

4639

4639

16.8

Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Fund

4

4

2

0.7

Total

36461

32123

32110

211.5