Call for Businesses to Apply for Grants

Grants for Businesses Harborough, Additional Restriction Grants logo

More Grants announced for businesses in Harborough.

Thousands of pounds in grants have already been handed to local businesses in Harborough that are recovering from the Covid pandemic, and more are being encouraged to apply for funding.

During August Harborough District Council launched four new Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) schemes to boost business recovery, growth, and innovation following the national coronavirus lockdowns.

During the first round of grants the Council has supported more than 100 businesses sharing approximately £210,000. Examples of support included:

  • equipment to support business diversification and sustainability
  • website development
  • server upgrades
  • gazebos for pop-up stalls
  • digital training courses
  • vehicle adaptations, and
  • PPE equipment.

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The second round of grants started on 1 October 2021. Apply @

Applications will close on 13 December 2021.

The third and final round of grants will be opening in early January 2022.

Cllr Phil King, Leader of Harborough District Council, said:

“I’m delighted that businesses once again have this opportunity. These grants are a joint enterprise allowing businesses to invest their own money, as required. With additional investment provided through grants, to help them trade in innovative, cleaner and greener ways.”

Further information

Contact the Council’s Grants and Funding Officer, Jaswinder Powar.

Jaswinder Powar on Tel:07874876579



Matt Howling

Media and Communications Officer