Funding for flooded businesses

The York Business Recovery Scheme

A partnership between City of York Council and Make It York has secured funding from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for businesses affected by the recent floods, which occurred in February 2020.

A grant of up to £2,500 has been made available for flood incurred damage costs that are not covered by your insurance policy. The grant is open for application from eligible businesses and will be determined by evidence provided*. Applicants must evidence that the loss / damage is not covered by insurance.
Examples of what the grant will cover:
• Critical Operational Equipment (e.g. white goods)
• Undertake urgent clean-up / repairs to allow trading to continue
• Machinery for business usage
• Flooring
• Doors
• Necessary repair work

Further information and full eligibility criteria are available in the Application Form.

Please return the Application Form and accompanying evidence pictures / videos by e-mail WITH A SIGNATURE to If you require a hard copy, or further information please call the Make It York Business Team on 01904 554455.

*Money is not guaranteed for flood damaged businesses.