The first round of the Discretionary Business Grant Fund closed on the 15th July 2020. Round 2 of the Discretionary Business Grant Fund will open to new applications at 10am on the 27th July 2020.
They have updated the eligibility criteria for the 2nd round, with a new application form. Therefore, if your application has been refused previously, you will need to complete a new application to be considered. To be eligible for an award of £5,000 through this scheme you must satisfy the following conditions, based on your circumstances on the 11th March 2020.
For more information about eligibility for round 2 please visit: Newcastle City Council: Coronavirus Support for Business