COVID-19 SBA Restaurant Revitalization Grant

Restaurant Revitalization Grant

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grant will provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open.  The program was established through the American Rescue Plan Act and will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related losses.

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We are an official SBA community resource partner and have counselors who can help you navigate the RRF application process, support you after grant funding with compliance related questions, and keep you up-to-date about program changes.  We are not just a one-stop question source, but an on-going resource to assist you with the other COVID-19 funding programs such as PPP, EIDL Loan, Targeted EIDL Advance, SBA Debt Relief assistance as well as other business development counseling needs.

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Restaurant Revitalization Grant
Program Details

Eligibility

  • Restaurants
  • Food stands, food trucks, food carts
  • Caterers
  • Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
  • Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars
  • Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
  • Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products

Allowable Use of Funds

  • Business payroll costs (including sick leave)
  • Payments on any business mortgage obligation
  • Business rent payments (note: this does not include prepayment of rent)
  • Business debt service (both principal and interest; note: this does not include any prepayment of principal or interest)
  • Business utility payments
  • Business maintenance expenses
  • Construction of outdoor seating
  • Business supplies (including protective equipment and cleaning materials)
  • Business food and beverage expenses (including raw materials)
  • Covered supplier costs
  • Business operating expenses

Funding Amount

This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

Application Information and Dates

The U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted.  Register for an account in advance at restaurants.sba.gov starting Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT.

For additional information about the RRF Grant:
1-844-279-8898

To help you prepare your application, we have compiled the following links:

Find SBA program information here.

View a sample application here.

View SBA program guide here.

Request SBDC counseling and RRF assistance:  Complete our short Electronic Request For Counseling form and we will contact you to set up a live Zoom meeting.

 

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