Restart Grants for Mid Sussex businesses – how to apply

Mid Sussex businesses are being urged to apply for new Restart Grants.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 12:31 pm

The Government has launched this new scheme to help local businesses reopen safely as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Businesses in Mid Sussex can apply for the new wave of funding now and the grants are being administered by Mid Sussex District Council on behalf of the Government.

Businesses in the non-essential retail sector will be eligible for one-off grants of up to £6,000.

The Government has launched a new Restart Grant scheme to help local businesses reopen safely.

Businesses in the hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care, and gym sectors, which are reopening later, will be eligible for one-off grants of up to £18,000.

People can apply at

The online application process is quick and the amount paid will be based on the rateable value of the property.

“It is vital that local businesses and organisations tap into these grants, so that they can reopen and restart safely after the huge impact of this pandemic,” said Kevin Stewart, Mid Sussex District Council business unit leader for revenues and benefits.”

“Last year was tough for everyone but this is an opportunity to kick start our local economy and help Mid Sussex businesses bounce back strongly,” he added.

The Government has also released more discretionary funding with another round of Additional Restrictions Grants.

These aim to support businesses that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic but may not pay business rates.

Businesses can apply at

The deadline to apply for both types of grants is midnight on June 30.

To find out more email [email protected]