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Grants to be provided for almost 400 North Northants businesses

09 March 2022

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Up to 400 businesses impacted by Covid-19 restrictions could be eligible for a one-off grant from North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) under a new grant scheme.

All businesses who have previously received a Discretionary Hospitality and Tourism Grant have been contacted by email and can apply for the Discretionary Omicron Grant (DOmi) scheme.  Business owners who received a Discretionary Restart Grant in 2021 and operate in one of the eligible sectors have also been contacted.  This includes gyms, leisure and night clubs.  
 
Inevitably there have been some difficult decisions on eligibility and not all businesses that have been impacted by restrictions will receive support in this round.  Please do not contact the Council about this new grant if you have not received an email.

It is expected that approaching 400 businesses across North Northamptonshire could receive grants in this round of funding.   

“The sectors being contacted have felt the impact of Covid-19 restrictions the most. Our teams are working hard to reach as many qualifying businesses as possible, so they can receive these much needed grants as soon as possible. From our experience of previous grants, we know these funds can make a real difference and I hope this round of assistance can be the helping hand businesses across North Northamptonshire need.”Cllr David Brackenbury, NNC’s Executive Member for Growth and Regeneration
“Our goal is to support the local economy as effectively as possible with this grant scheme by providing meaningful support to those businesses identified. I would urge anyone who has been contacted by our team to submit an application before the deadline.”Cllr Jason Smithers, Leader of NNC

Those who have been contacted by the Council need to return grant applications  to [email protected] by midday on Monday 14 March 2022.