Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

From 1 April 2021 all remaining Additional Restriction Grant (ARG) funding held by the 3 predecessor councils (Daventry District Council, Northampton Borough Council and South Northamptonshire Council) was transferred to West Northamptonshire Council.

A new ARG scheme was delivered across West Northamptonshire from 1 April 2021 onwards designed to provide support alongside the mandatory Restart Grant scheme, this closed on 30 July 2021. 

West Northamptonshire Council has secured an Additional Restrictions Grant top-up of the original Additional Restrictions Grant funding by achieving spend of their initial allocations by 30 July 2021.

How to apply

Further details will be published on this page along with guidance on how to apply once any further Additional Restrictions Grant scheme(s) have been agreed.


As with other COVID-19 business grants, local grants to businesses will be treated as taxable income.

Select your local area to apply

If your area isn't listed, you may be a resident of North Northamptonshire.

Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the changes.