To apply for funding businesses must complete the online self-assessment form. The form is hosted on an approved website that we are using to support applications.
Once you have completed of the self-assessment form, a recommendation will be given on whether a need to improve ventilation has been identified. If a need has been identified, the business will be invited to apply for funding.
Applications are now open until 31 March 2022 or when funds are exhausted - whichever occurs first.
Claims for items purchased can only be made on or after 23 November 2021. Any goods/equipment purchased before this date will not be awarded.
Claims will only be awarded upon receipt of a fully submitted application form with supporting documents such as receipts/invoices for the agreed works/equipment.
Councils will make payments no later than four week in arrears, where the eligibility criteria has been met and subject to receiving a fully completed application form and any relevant supporting information required.
Payments will be made into the business bank account of the business where possible, and personal accounts where a business bank account is not held by the business.
Local authorities on behalf of the Scottish Ministers should offer a review process for application outcomes only to allow businesses due process to challenge decisions. Information on this process should be sought directly from the local authority you applied to.