Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund offers reimbursement

In an effort to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the now  grants of up to $5,000 to eligible businesses. The $3 million program is intended to support full-service restaurants during the winter months when outdoor dining is limited and as restaurants adjust to New York State’s COVID-19 safety restrictions and new mandates.

The Raising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund is a partnership between New York State, Diageo Wine & Spirits, Southern Glazer Wines & Spirits and the National Development Council (NDC). Grant funding will be managed by The National Development Council (NDC).

Restaurants can now apply to the Rising the NYS Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund as applications are being accepted as of January 11, 2021 ​

For more information, visit https://esd.ny.gov/raising-nys-bar-restaurant-recovery-fund.