Renfrewshire Council

Grants, loans and financial help for local businesses impacted by coronavirus

You may be eligible for a grant, loan or other financial help if your business has been impacted by coronavirus.

You may be eligible for a grant, loan or other financial help if your business has been closed or impacted by coronavirus including:


Renfrewshire Coronavirus Business Resilience Grant

Graphic illustrating the Renfrewshire Business Resilience Grant The Business Resilience Grant is provided through our Renfrewshire Coronavirus Business Support fund. It is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and provides a 50% match-funded grant from £1,000 up to £10,000 to support small and medium sized businesses, including people self-employed, in meeting changed objectives and plans for growth. 

This includes purchase of new equipment, property expansion or improvements or the costs to exhibit or develop new products and processes. 

The grant can't be used towards employee wages, vehicles, general purchase of stock or routine maintenance. To qualify for support, the business must operate from a commercial premise in Renfrewshire.

Apply for a Business Resilience Grant


Graphic illustrating the Renfrewshire Business Restart Loan

Renfrewshire Coronavirus Business Restart Loan

The Business Restart Loan, provided through our Coronavirus business support fund, offers small and start-up businesses and people self-employed with interest free loans between £1,000 to £5,000 repayable up to three years, to help with short-term cashflow. The loans are provided through partnership with Right Way Credit Union.

Apply for a Business Restart Loan


Business Loans Scotland

Business Loans Scotland is a consortium of Scotland's 32 local authorities, providing loan finance up to £100,000 to new and growing small and medium sized businesses across Scotland.

Visit the Business Loans Scotland website for details.