Staffordshire County Council have set up a limited £500,000 businesses fund, to support micro-businesses through this difficult time.
This grant fund is targeted at small, micro and one person businesses that are not eligible for the grants and rate relief packages offered by the government.
A total of £500,000 is available, with the maximum grant being £1,000. The grants will be awarded on a first-come-first-served basis for eligible applicants.
Businesses will need to demonstrate what they need the grant for and what difficulties they are facing during Covid-19 lockdown period.
Further information on this scheme can be found here – https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Business/Staffordshire-Means-%E2%80%93-Emergency-Businesses-Grants.aspx