Additional restrictions grant

The Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) provides local councils with discretionary grant funding to support businesses severely impacted by coronavirus restrictions and the Omicron variant.

Read the government guidance for the additional restrictions grant.

 

Allia Hackney Business Support Programmes

Hackney Council have partnered with Allia, a charity with a fantastic track record of helping small businesses in East London to develop, grow and achieve their impact aims. Through this partnership, small and micro businesses in Hackney are eligible to receive free access to 3 of Allia’s high quality, bespoke business support programmes in 2022. 

Spaces are limited and deadlines apply, so please register your interest for the programme you are interested in as soon as possible by visiting Allia Future Business Centre.

 

Hackney Central Plan: Impact and Ideas Fund (Closed February 2022) 

Hackney Central Plan: Impact and Ideas Fund is now closed and all applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 4 March 2022 .

You can read the guidance here

Adapt Your Business Programme (Closed February 2022)

Using Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) and in partnership with experienced small business advice provider & investment network Newable, the Adapt Your Business Programme is a fully-funded service designed to support local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic by providing expert business support and advice.

The High Streets and Town Centres Fund (Closed January 2022)

The High Streets and Town Centres fund is now closed and all applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by no later than 28 February 2022. You can read the guidance here

ARG Round 1 (Closed January 2021)

Round 1 of the additional restrictions grant relating to the November 2020 lockdown period closed on 8 January 2021.

If you have any questions about Round 1 of the ARG funding (closed in 2021) please contact: grant.admin@hackney.gov.uk.

ARG Round 2 (Closed March 2021)

Round 2 of the additional restrictions grant closed on 12 March 2021.

If you have any questions about Round 2 of the ARG funding (closed in 2021) please contact: grant.admin@hackney.gov.uk.

Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant fund information and eligibility criteria

For all other enquiries please contact bsp@hackney.gov.uk

Please do not email us for any information that’s already given on this page.

Page updated on: 23 June 2022