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ERF Sector Specific Grant

The Sector Specific Grant application window is now open and will remain open for 2 weeks or until funds are fully committed.

This grant is to support businesses impacted by the restrictions introduced on 4 December 2020.

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ERF Restrictions Business Fund

To support businesses affected by these new restrictions the Welsh Government have announced a further £110m of financial support for businesses affected by the latest restrictions, which will start coming into force from the end of trading on Christmas Eve.

Hospitality, non-essential retail, tourism, leisure and supply chain businesses will be eligible for financial assistance.

Restrictions Business Fund

Cultural Fund grant

The Freelance Fund is now closed across Wales. Final applications are being processed by local authorities for the £10.5m provided by Welsh Government to support freelancers in culture and arts. 


See Business Wales Barriers Grant

To help businesses locate the varied range of support available to them to get through this difficult period take a look at the COVID-19 Business Support Finder pages we’ve created.


These packages of support are designed to cover as much of the Welsh Economy as possible, and are mainly focused around providing financial support for businesses, however business advisory support is still available online through our Business Wales service to assist you with financial planning and recovery when the outbreak ends, and businesses start to consider their recovery.

This is an incredibly difficult time for the whole of the Welsh economy, the support that Government is providing is designed to support as many businesses as possible through the outbreak.

Provision of Critical Equipment and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
The Welsh Government is working closely with business and industry to get supplies of critical equipment including cleaning products and PPE to front line workers facing shortages during the COVID 19 outbreak. If you feel you can contribute, see PPE page.

Key Areas

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Business Wales Webinar

Search Business Wales webinar for various COVID-19 business online events

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Business Wales News

Here you can find Business related news covering COVID-19

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Use this FAQs for a quick COVID-19 business answer

The Development Bank of Wales is a unique lender to businesses in Wales. It has been set up by the Welsh Government to support the economy of Wales by making it easier for businesses to get the finance they need to start up, strengthen and grow