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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide grants to eligible food service businesses which do not have to be repaid. 

This week the Small Business Administration is offering webinars in English, Mandarin, and Spanish languages to share information about RRF. Please join to have your questions answered. 

Learn more about "RRF" details:
  • Eligibility
  • Calculation of Funding Amount
  • Eligible Uses of Funds
  • Timeframe for Using Funds
  • How to Apply
  • Documentation Requirements

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Starting this week you can chose the program date/time that is best for your schedule, register and get access to this important information.

Tuesday, April 27 @ 2:30PM
Wednesday, April 28 @ 10am (Spanish speaking event)
Wednesday, April 28 @ 2pm (for Mandarin Speakers)

SBA has not started accepting applications for RRF, however, you can prepare your application by reviewing the sample application, program guide and cross-program eligibility chart on the SBA COVID-19 relief options website.

When applications are accepted, you will be able to apply through SBA-recognized Point of Sale Restaurant Partners or directly to SBA through an online application portal. The official application launch date will be announced shortly. Ahead of the application launch and over the next two weeks, the SBA will establish a seven-day pilot period for the RRF application portal and conduct extensive outreach and training on how to apply, application requirements and where to apply. 

For additional information about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, please visit the links below:

Learn More About the RRF

RRF Program Guide 
RRF Sample Application 
Cross-Program Eligibility 

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