Until 15 April you can submit a claim concerning your subsidy application

If your application for financial support has been rejected or the amount received is too low, you can appeal against the PFR decision

The PFR Financial Shield 2.0 is a program aimed at providing financial aid to companies from industries that had to reduce or suspend their activity due to the epidemiological situation related to COVID-19.

  • It will be possible to redeem 100% of the subsidy if employment rate is maintained in 2021
  • Until 15 April you can submit a claim for a subsidy application

Detailed rules for making appeals can be found on the Polish Development Fund websitelink opens in a new window. You will also find there answers for frequently asked questionslink opens in a new window

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Learn more about the program

PFR Financial Shield 2.0 for small businesses:
  • for companies with 1 to 9 employees from industries listed in the Requirements section
  • the maximum turnover/balance sheet total for 2019 is EUR 2 million
  • financial support in the amount of 18.000 PLN or 36.000 PLN per employee
  • the maximum amount of the subsidy is 324.000 PLN
  • the amount of the subsidy depends on the number of employees and the decrease in turnover
  • financial support intended for companies from the indicated industries that have recorded min. 30% decrease in turnover in the period IV-XII or in the IV quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period in 2019
  • the subsidy is granted on a non-refundable basis on condition that average employment is maintained in 2021 compared to 2020.
PFR 2.0 Financial Shield for SME and large companies:
  • for companies employing from 10 up to 249 employees from the industries listed in the Requirements section
  • 2019 turnover less than or equal to 50 million EUR, and balance sheet total less than 43 million EUR
  • co-financing of fixed costs not covered by revenues in the form of a financial subsidy in the amount of 70% of the gross loss for the period from 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021
  • subsidies up to the maximum amount of 3.5 million PLN
  • tthe amount of the subsidy depends on the forecast of costs and revenues and gross loss
  • for companies that have recorded min. 30% decrease in turnover in the period IV-XII or in the IV quarter of 2020 as compared to the same period in 2019

Where you can find the application

Firms

The application for the subsidy can be found after logging in to Millenet in the MilleAdministration > Official applications > Financial Shield 2.0 section..

After submitting the application, you can check its status in this section.

Corporate

The application for the subsidy can be found after logging in to Millenet for Companies in the Documents and applications section > Financial Shield 2.0..

After submitting the application in the same tab, you can check its status in this section.

Worth to know

PFR Financial Shield application is available only after signing on to the Millenet electronic banking system. The Bank does not send by e-mail any messages requesting the recipient to visit the Bank’s portal or to log in to Millenet and provide any personal data, sign-on data etc. Such messages are typical examples of “phishing” and aim to fraudulently obtain Customers’ data. “Phishing” attempts should be reported to the Bank, i.e. by phone. If possible, we would like to encourage you to save suspicious mailings and send them to the address given by the Bank employee.

Remember that:

  • the application is available free of charge after signing on to Millenet, Bank does not allow submitting the application by other systems
  • it is not necessary to install any apps or software in the computer/phone to fill in the application
  • only at the end of the application process you will be asked to provide the SMS P@ssword/Mobile Authorisation or a token

The Bank will inform you about the possibility to submit an application by means of electronic channels e.g. a text, a message in mobile app or a message in Millenet. If you receive suspicious correspondence or mailing regarding the application from unknown sender or someone asks you to provide sign-on data and single-use passwords relating to this matter, report it promptly to Bank employees, i.e. by phone.

Please keep in mind that in connection with the application the Bank does not ask for any data to be provided by e-mail or text. Please be careful and show limited trust with respect to e-mails or texts, which contain a request for confidential data or which provide links to the websites of banks or third parties.