Where to apply for your local authority's Small Business Discretionary Grant

Information on where you can find the latest updates regarding the launch of the Government's Small Business Discretionary Grant Fund, which is being delivered by local authorities across the U.K. We have included links to applications and resources covering Buckinghamshire, Slough, Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

  • Buckinghamshire Council - Applications for this are expected to open in the first week of June, and the application form will be available here.

  • Bracknell Forest Council – Small businesses can apply online for this grant from Monday 1 June. Details of the eligibility criteria and application form for this discretionary grant can be found here.

  • Reading Borough Council – The Council is now working up a process by which small businesses will be able to apply for support from the new pot of discretionary funding. Details of the application process will be published on the Reading Borough Council website here.

  • Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead – Any enquiries made to the Business Rates team  (business.rates@rbwm.gov.uk) at RBWM regarding the funding are being held on file while the Council finalises plans. As and when the Council are in a position to update businesses the scheme will be published and applications will be invited from potentially qualifying businesses.

  • Slough Borough Council – The application process for the discretionary grant opens online on 1st June 2020. Further details on the eligibility criteria and application process can be found here

  • South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Council - The South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils’ Discretionary Grant Fund will open for applications on Wednesday 03 June at 12pm for a two week period, closing on Wednesday 17 June at 12pm. You will be able to apply via an online form on the SVBS website

  • West Berkshire Council – Applications are now open for the discretionary grant. The eligibility criteria and claim form are available on the West Berkshire Council website here.

  • Wokingham Borough Council – The application process for the discretionary grant will go live on 1st June 2020. Details on the grant can be found here.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list - contact us if you are not sure how to proceed or what you are eligible for.

  • Services


    Tax returns

    VAT returns



    Company secretarial

  • Marlow Office

    Phone: 01628 477709



    The Clock House

    Station Approach

    Marlow, Bucks
    SL7 1NT

  • London Office

    Phone: 0207 4399200


    16 D'Arblay Street
    W1F 8EA

© Pink Affinity Limited (A member of Affinity Group)

Registered in England No. 04430398 | VAT Registration No. 787 4788 49 | Data Protection Registration No. Z7185875

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook