Restaurant Revitalization Grant will open on May 3;


Restaurant Revitalization Grant will open on May 3; registration starts Friday!

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) will open the application portal on Monday, May 3, 2021, at 9 a.m. PDT. This program provides 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.

Eligible entities include restaurants, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and businesses where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being served food or drink.

To prepare:

  • Register for an account in advance at sba.gov starting this Friday, April 30, 2021, at 6 a.m. PDT.

  • Review the RRF guide, frequently asked questions and application sample. These are also available in multiple languages at gov/restaurants.

  • Attend live virtual webinars and trainings:

  • Information sessions hosted by SBA Seattle District Office on Friday, April 30 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. PDT; staff will be available to answer questions throughout the presentation and with dedicated Q&A time at the end | Register here by selecting date.

  • WA Hospitality Association and Seattle Restaurant Alliance webinar on Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. PDT | Register here.

  • If you cannot attend SBA’s webinars live, recordings will be posted on SBA's YouTube channel.


The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) will open the application portal on Monday, May 3, 2021, at 9 a.m. PDT. This program provides 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.

Eligible entities include restaurants, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and businesses where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being served food or drink.

To prepare:

  • Register for an account in advance at sba.gov starting this Friday, April 30, 2021, at 6 a.m. PDT.

  • Review the RRF guide, frequently asked questions and application sample. These are also available in multiple languages at gov/restaurants.

  • Attend live virtual webinars and trainings:

  • Information sessions hosted by SBA Seattle District Office on Friday, April 30 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. PDT; staff will be available to answer questions throughout the presentation and with dedicated Q&A time at the end | Register here by selecting date.

  • WA Hospitality Association and Seattle Restaurant Alliance webinar on Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. PDT | Register here.

  • If you cannot attend SBA’s webinars live, recordings will be posted on SBA's YouTube channel.